1966 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1966.


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  • May 28 - Historic Red Clay Valley Incorporated begins operating steam tourist trains on the 10.2-mile Landenberg Branch of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The tracks were constructed in 1871-2 by the Wilmington & Western Rail Road Company. The operation is the 7th oldest standard gauge tourist heritage railroad operating in the US.[3]

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  • White, John H., Jr. (Spring 1986), America's most noteworthy railroaders, Railroad History, Railway and Locomotive Historical Society, 154, p. 9–15.
  1. ^ Nock, O. S. (1965). Britain's New Railway: Electrification of the London-Midland main lines from Euston to Birmingham, Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe, Liverpool and Manchester. Shepperton: Ian Allan. OCLC 59003738. 
  2. ^ Atthill, Robin (1967). The Somerset & Dorset Railway. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-4312-2. 
  3. ^ "Wilmington & Western Railroad". WWRR. 
  4. ^ "Euston staff 'colour bar' ended". On This Day. BBC News. 1966-07-15. Archived from the original on 2008-03-07. Retrieved 2016-10-26. 
  5. ^ Oona King, "Asquith's Fight for Equality", BBC Radio 4, 2016-10-26.
  6. ^ Illinois Railway Museum (2005-05-05). "History of the IRM". Retrieved 2005-11-07. 
  7. ^ "Railway Archive". Archived from the original on August 4, 2007. Retrieved July 31, 2007. 
  8. ^ Hills, R. L.; Patrick, D. (1982). Beyer, Peacock, locomotive builders to the world. Glossop: Venture Publications. ISBN 1-898432-05-8. 
  9. ^ President and Fellows of Harvard College (2004). "20th century great American business leaders – Martin W. Clement". Archived from the original on February 5, 2005. Retrieved February 23, 2005.