1895 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1895.

Events[edit]

February events[edit]

  • February 1 – The Kyoto Electric Railway, Japan's first electric tramway, begins operation from the centre of Kyoto to Fushimi.[1]

May events[edit]

June events[edit]

July events[edit]

August events[edit]

September events[edit]

  • September 7 – The Jacksonville, St. Augustine and Indian River Railway Company changes its name to Florida East Coast Railway.
Going too far at Gare Montparnasse, Paris.

October events[edit]

November events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

April deaths[edit]

  • April 23 – Francis Thompson, English architect working chiefly on railways (b. 1808).

October deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "With "Ting-ting" Going as the Starting Signal, the First Streetcar Started to Run in 1895". Kyoto City Web. 2004. Retrieved January 12, 2010. 
  2. ^ "New "L" Road Opens". Chicago Daily Tribune. May 7, 1895. p. 12. 
  3. ^ "Cermak Road Bridge District" (PDF). City of Chicago. 2003. p. 17. Archived from the original (PDF) on January 31, 2012. Retrieved February 9, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Railroad History". Railwaystation.com. Retrieved June 28, 2005. 
  5. ^ "July 8, 1895, in history". Brainy History. Retrieved July 7, 2005. 
  6. ^ "Humboldt Park branch". Chicago "L".org. Retrieved August 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ Ferneyhough, Frank (1975). The History of Railways in Britain. Reading: Osprey. ISBN 0-85045-060-8. 
  8. ^ Balkwill, Richard; Marshall, John (1993). The Guinness Book of Railway Facts and Feats (6th ed.). Enfield: Guinness Publishing. ISBN 0-85112-707-X. 
  9. ^ Jones, Robert C.; Register, David L. (1987). Two Feet to Tidewater. Pruett Publishing. p. 46. ISBN 0-87108-729-4. 
  10. ^ a b Walker, Jim (2006). Images of Rail: Pacific Electric Red Cars. Arcadia Publishing. p. 9. ISBN 0-7385-4688-7.