2004 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 2004.


January events[edit]

February events[edit]

March events[edit]

April events[edit]

May events[edit]

June events[edit]

July events[edit]

August events[edit]

September events[edit]

October events[edit]

November events[edit]

December events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]



August deaths[edit]

September deaths[edit]

November deaths[edit]

December deaths[edit]

Industry awards[edit]


Awards presented by Japan Railfan Club

North America[edit]

2004 E. H. Harriman Awards
Group Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal
A Norfolk Southern Railway BNSF Railway Union Pacific Railroad
B Metra Soo Line Railroad Illinois Central Railroad
C Guilford Rail System Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad Providence and Worcester Railroad
S&T Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis Conrail Alton and Southern Railway
Awards presented by Railway Age magazine

United Kingdom[edit]

Train Operator of the Year


  1. ^ "Testing takes train into Laos". Railway Gazette International. July 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ (in Chinese) Official site Archived January 29, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Tramways & Urban Transit, June 2004, p. 229.
  4. ^ "Un AVE con vagones fabricados en Valladolid bate el récord de velocidad en España, 404 km/h". El Norte Castilla (in Spanish). 6 October 2006. Archived from the original on 11 November 2009. 
  5. ^ "Eurostar unveils new rail alliance with European high-speed train operators, Thalys and Deutsche Bahn’s ICE" (Press release). Eurostar. May 4, 2005. Archived from the original on November 10, 2006. Retrieved November 6, 2006.