2009 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 2009.

Events[edit]

By month[edit]

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]

Dubai Metro on opening day

October events[edit]

November events[edit]

December events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]

Accidents[edit]

Industry awards[edit]

Japan[edit]

Awards presented by the Japan Railfan Club

North America[edit]

2009 E. H. Harriman Awards
Group Gold medal Silver medal Bronze medal
A      
B      
C      
S&T      
Awards presented by Railway Age magazine

United Kingdom[edit]

Train Operator of the Year
  • 2009:

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mayor launches tunnelling of DLR Woolwich Arsenal Extension". Archived from the original on May 2, 2014. Retrieved April 3, 2006.
  2. ^ "Docklands Light Railway opens to Woolwich Arsenal". Railway Gazette International. January 12, 2009. Retrieved January 17, 2009.
  3. ^ "CN Railway to buy EJ&E line for $300 million". Reuters. September 26, 2007. Archived from the original on October 18, 2007. Retrieved September 26, 2007.
  4. ^ "CN to acquire key operations of Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway for US$300 million" (Press release). Canadian National Railway. September 26, 2007. Retrieved September 26, 2007.
  5. ^ "Washington clears CN takeover of EJ&E Railway". Globe and Mail. Canada. December 24, 2008. Archived from the original on December 27, 2008. Retrieved January 27, 2009.
  6. ^ "Tunnel with no trains". Railway Gazette International. London. 15 April 2009. Archived from the original on 15 July 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2009.
  7. ^ "Thai-Lao train service launched". Bangkok Post. March 5, 2009.[dead link]
  8. ^ "South Ferry Station To Open Next Week". NY1. March 9, 2009. Archived from the original on March 11, 2009. Retrieved March 1, 2011.
  9. ^ Amman – Zarqa light rail project derailed: Global Financial Crisis Failed project reveals challenges of public-private partnerships for urban rail development, Metro Report International, June 2009, pp. 34–36.
  10. ^ KCRC New Projects, KCRC New Projects – Kowloon Southern Link Archived December 20, 2005, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved March 20, 2006.
  11. ^ "New MAX line opens downtown". Portland Tribune. August 28, 2009. Archived from the original on June 8, 2011. Retrieved December 5, 2010.
  12. ^ Redden, Jim (September 13, 2009). "Leaders heap praise on new MAX Green Line". Portland Tribune. Archived from the original on June 8, 2011. Retrieved October 16, 2009.
  13. ^ Rivera, Dylan (September 12, 2009). "Riders pack MAX Green Line on first day of service". The Oregonian. Retrieved October 16, 2009.
  14. ^ BBC News (July 1, 2009). "National Express loses rail route". Archived from the original on October 12, 2011. Retrieved July 1, 2009.
  15. ^ Department for Transport (November 2009). "Directly Operated Railways". Archived from the original on November 15, 2009. Retrieved November 23, 2009.
  16. ^ Clinnick, Richard (November 18 – December 1, 2009). "NXEC axed as DfR takes control of East Coast Main Line". Rail. 631: 6–7.
  17. ^ "Første heilskaplege bane sidan Gardermobanen" (in Norwegian). Norwegian National Rail Administration. Retrieved December 27, 2009.[dead link]
  18. ^ Cooper, Mex (June 25, 2009). "New train, tram operators for Melbourne". The Age. Australia. Archived from the original on June 26, 2009. Retrieved June 25, 2009.
  19. ^ "Metro Trains Melbourne to operate City's rail network". Premier of Victoria. June 25, 2009. Archived from the original on June 25, 2009. Retrieved June 26, 2009.
  20. ^ Anderson, Tim; Reno Gazette-Journal (January 4, 2006), V&T Railroad project marks milestone[dead link]. Retrieved January 6, 2006.
  21. ^ McKay, Rob (December 9, 2009). "Tasmanian Railway succeeds Pacific National". RailExpress.com.au. Archived from the original on January 13, 2010. Retrieved January 15, 2010.
  22. ^ "Circle Line extended to the west". BBC News. March 5, 2009. Retrieved April 23, 2010.
  23. ^ https://www.parool.nl/binnenland/thalys-nu-sneller-dan-vliegtuig~a271740/%7Cwork=Het Parool|title=Thalys nu sneller dan vliegtuig|date=December 13, 2009|accessdate=January 8, 2018
  24. ^ "Southport Brown Line Station to Temporarily Close on April 2 for Renovation" (Press release). Chicago Transit Authority. March 5, 2007. Archived from the original on October 25, 2007. Retrieved March 7, 2007.
  25. ^ "Congo signs railway deal with Korean-led group". Reuters UK. October 11, 2007. Retrieved October 11, 2007.
  26. ^ "Red Line Trains Collide, Six Dead". Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. June 22, 2009. Retrieved June 22, 2009.[permanent dead link]
  27. ^ "9 dead after Metro train derailment, collision". WTOP. June 22, 2009. Archived from the original on June 27, 2009. Retrieved June 22, 2009.
  28. ^ Lena H. Sun; Lyndsey Layton (June 22, 2009). "At Least 6 Dead in Metro Crash On Rail System's Deadliest Day". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 23, 2009.
  29. ^ Stout, David (June 22, 2009). "Washington Commuter Train Crash Kills Four". The New York Times. Archived from the original on April 5, 2016. Retrieved June 23, 2009.
  30. ^ "Company warned on bridge erosion". BBC. August 26, 2009. Retrieved October 16, 2009.
  31. ^ "Wisconsin & Southern Named Regional Railroad of the Year by Railway Age Magazine" (Press release). Wisconsin & Southern Railroad. March 10, 2009. Archived from the original on October 15, 2009. Retrieved September 29, 2009.
  32. ^ "Former Chretien chief of staff Jean Pelletier dies". CTV News. January 10, 2009.