1952 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1952.


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  • July 6 – The last tram (streetcar) runs in London, England.
  • July 21 – The 7.3 Mw Kern County earthquake strikes Southern California with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XI (Extreme), killing 12 and injuring hundreds. Southeast of Bealville 46 cm (18 in) thick reinforced concrete railroad tunnel walls were cracked, tracks were warped, and the gap between tunnel entrances was reduced by up to 2.5 meters (8 ft 2 in).

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