1975 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1975.


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June events[edit]

  • June 6 – An overnight northbound passenger train from London, England, bound for Glasgow, Scotland, does not receive warning of a temporary speed restriction resulting in the Nuneaton rail crash.
  • June 8 – Two trains collide on a single-track stretch between Lenggries and Munich due to a dispatcher's error. Forty-one die and 122 are injured.

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November events[edit]

  • November – English-built SNCF Class 140C 38 works a freight train between its depot at Gray and Chalindrey, the last steam-hauled train operated by SNCF.[5]

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  4. ^ Amtrak. "Digging into the Archives: Introducing Amfleet". Retrieved 2014-06-08. 
  5. ^ "140 C 38 Steams Again After 38 Years". The SNCF Society News. September 2013. Retrieved 2015-04-09. 
  6. ^ "The Final Passenger Steam Train". The Last days of Japanese Steam Engines. Retrieved 2015-04-11. 
  7. ^ National Transportation Safety Board (March 15, 2005). "New NTSB publication examines 30-year history of transportation safety improvements". Retrieved 2005-05-15.