1987 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1987.

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January events[edit]

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September events[edit]

  • September 22 – Richmond Vale railway line, New South Wales, runs last coal train to Hexham, becoming the last non-tourist railway in Australia to use steam locomotives.[5]

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Accidents[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rushon, John (March 1988). "VIA Rail Canada". Pacific RailNews (292): 36. 
  2. ^ Strack, Don (October 14, 2004). "Union Pacific Corporate History". Retrieved July 12, 2005. 
  3. ^ Rivanna Chapter, National Railway Historical Society (2005). "This Month in Railroad History: July". Archived from the original on June 24, 2007. Retrieved July 18, 2005. 
  4. ^ Indian Railways Fan Club. "IR History: Part – V (1970–1995)". Archived from the original on August 6, 2005. Retrieved July 22, 2005. 
  5. ^ "Richmond Vale Railway Museum – History". Maitland, Hunter Valley. Archived from the original on October 13, 2009. Retrieved January 14, 2010. 
  6. ^ a b Rivanna Chapter, National Railway Historical Society (2005). "This Month in Railroad History – October". Archived from the original on June 24, 2007. Retrieved October 11, 2005. 
  7. ^ Balkwill, Richard; Marshall, John (1993). The Guinness Book of Railway Facts and Feats (6th ed.). Enfield: Guinness Publishing. ISBN 978-0-85112-707-1. 
  8. ^ Left, Sarah (January 15, 2002). "Key dates in Britain's railway history". The Guardian Unlimited. Retrieved 7 July 2007. 
  9. ^ Cochrane, Gerry (2009). Back in Steam: the Downpatrick and County Down Railway from 1982. Newtownards: Colourpoint. p. 95. ISBN 978-1-906578-29-9.