1855 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1855.


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  • April 5 - Opening of Boyne Viaduct at Drogheda by the Dublin and Belfast Junction Railway completes permanent through rail communication between the two principal cities of Ireland.[3]

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  2. ^ "Railroad — Western North Carolina Railroad". North Carolina Business History. 2006. Retrieved 2013-05-09. 
  3. ^ Share, Bernard (ed.) (2005). Crossing the Boyne: the great Viaduct 1855–2005. Drogheda: Iarnród Éireann; Old Drogheda Society. 
  4. ^ Hanrahan, David C. (2011). The First Great Train Robbery. London: Robert Hale. ISBN 978-0-7090-9040-3. 
  5. ^ "Beyer Peacock". Retrieved 2010-01-21. 
  6. ^ Fenwick, Keith (2005). The Inverness and Nairn Railway. Cookham: Highland Railway Society. 
  7. ^ Rock Island Technical Society (1996). "A Brief Historical Overview of the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railroad". Archived from the original on January 7, 2006. Retrieved 2007-07-08. 
  8. ^ "I. G. Rawn Shot Dead; Suicide Suspected". New York Times. July 21, 1910. Retrieved November 22, 2013.