1911 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1911.

Events[edit]

January[edit]

April[edit]

  • April 22 – A passenger train from Port Alfred to Grahamstown in South Africa derails on the Blaauwkrantz Bridge and plunges into the ravine 200 feet (61 metres) below, killing 31 and seriously injuring 23.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Holland, D. F. (1971). Steam Locomotives of the South African Railways, Volume 1: 1859-1910. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. pp. 80–83. ISBN 978-0-7153-5382-0. 
  2. ^ Hart, George (ed.) (c. 1978). The South African Railways - Historical Survey. Bill Hart, sponsored by Dorbyl Ltd. p.24.
  3. ^ Bradley, Rodger (1988). GWR Two Cylinder 4–6–0s and 2–6–0s. Newton Abbot: David and Charles. ISBN 0-7153-8894-0. 
  4. ^ a b "Railway Statistics 2008" (PDF). Norwegian National Rail Administration. 2009. p. 34. Archived from the original (pdf) on 31 October 2010. Retrieved 28 April 2010. 
  5. ^ ja:名鉄瀬戸線#歴史(Japanese language) Retrieved 9 January, 2017
  6. ^ Thompson, Sanford E. (1915). Concrete in Railroad Construction: A Treatise ... Atlas Portland Cement Company. p. 36. 
  7. ^ "The Eritrean Railway". Eritrea.be. Retrieved 2013-02-16. 
  8. ^ Balkwill, Richard; Marshall, John (1993). The Guinness Book of Railway Facts and Feats (6th ed.). Enfield: Guinness Publishing. ISBN 0-85112-707-X.