1940 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1940.

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January events[edit]

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May events[edit]

  • May 1 – The Østfold Line in Norway takes electric traction into use between Dilling and Fredrikstad.[1]
  • May 20 – Sixty-six railroads in the United States, in cooperation with the Travelers' Credit Corporation, begin selling railroad tickets, Pullman accommodations and all-expense tours on an installment basis, known as the Travel Credit Plan. Purchases over $50 can be charged.

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Unknown date deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wayner, Robert J., ed. (1972). Car Names, Numbers and Consists. New York: Wayner Publications. OCLC 8848690. 
  1. ^ a b c d "Railway Statistics 2008" (pdf). Norwegian National Rail Administration. 2009. p. 34. Retrieved 28 April 2010. 
  2. ^ Johnson, Ron (1985). The Best of Maine Railroads. Portland Litho. p. 112. 
  3. ^ "CIOB - Chemin de Fer Impérial Ottoman de Baghdad". Trains of Turkey. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2015-12-27. 
  4. ^ "Flåmsbana Museet". Archived from the original on 2009-06-08. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  5. ^ Trains News Wire (April 27, 2005), 'Miss Southern Belle' dies. Retrieved May 4, 2005.
  6. ^ "Newark Subway, PATH and Light Rail". UrbanRail.net. 2007. Archived from the original on 2007-11-18. Retrieved 2007-11-22. 
  7. ^ "Hale Holden". Railway Age Gazette. 57 (10): 428. September 4, 1914. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 
  8. ^ Ingham, John N. (1983). Biographical Dictionary of American Business Leaders. 2. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press. pp. 594–5. ISBN 0-313-23908-8. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 
  9. ^ "W. B. Storey Dies". New York Times. October 30, 1940. Archived from the original on October 18, 2009. Retrieved August 19, 2005.