2000 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 2000.


January events[edit]

February events[edit]

March events[edit]

April events[edit]

May events[edit]

June events[edit]

  • June 7 – The Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel, originally built for rail traffic in 1943, opens for combined rail/highway traffic, making it the longest combined rail/highway tunnel in North America.

July events[edit]

October events[edit]

November events[edit]

December events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]



Industry awards[edit]


Awards presented by Japan Railfan Club

North America[edit]

2000 E. H. Harriman Awards
Group Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal
A Norfolk Southern Railway    
B Kansas City Southern Railway    
C Gateway Western Railway    
S&T   Belt Railway of Chicago  
Awards presented by Railway Age magazine

United Kingdom[edit]

Train Operator of the Year
  • 2000:


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  2. ^ Stephens, Bill (July 2000). "CSX still struggling; Snow re-assumes reins". Trains. Waukesha, WI: Kalmbach Publishing. 60 (7): 16–18. ISSN 0041-0934. 
  3. ^ General Motors Electro-Motive Division (May 23, 2000). "General Motors' Electro Motive ships first five locomotives for huge Union Pacific order". Archived from the original on March 14, 2006. Retrieved April 13, 2005. 
  4. ^ "Øresund Bridge". Retrieved August 1, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Significant dates in Ottawa railway history". Colin Churcher's Railway Pages. September 7, 2005. Archived from the original on October 4, 2005. Retrieved September 30, 2005. 
  6. ^ Left, Sarah (January 15, 2002). "Key dates in Britain's railway history". The Guardian Unlimited. Retrieved July 7, 2007.