1933 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1933.


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  • August 15 – The first broadcast of the passing “Pan American” on radio station WSM. This will become a daily feature, popularizing “train” rhythms in country music, a Hank Williams song and making celebrities out of the Louisville & Nashville crews.

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Unknown date events[edit]

  • The Cache-Two Rivers trestle on the Ottawa, Arnprior & Parry Sound Railway is severely damaged by flood waters. Repairs proved too costly and it was closed effectively cutting the railway into two pieces. This event would lead to its demise in 1959.




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