2011 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 2011.

Events[edit]

By month[edit]

January events[edit]

  • China January 10 – Regular through passenger service from Wuhan to Wanzhou over the complete new Yiwan Railway in China starts. The line features 288 km (179 mi) of bridges on a total length of 377 km (234 mi).[1]

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Unknown date events[edit]

Industry awards[edit]

Japan[edit]

Awards presented by the Japan Railfan Club

North America[edit]

2011 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
  • 2011:

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "最难修铁路”宜万铁路通车 ("World's most difficult to build railway" opens for service) (Chinese)
  2. ^ "Wabtec buys Brush Traction". Railway Gazette International. February 28, 2011. Archived from the original on February 28, 2011. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  3. ^ Samuel, A. (2011-04-06). "DB freight train arrives from China into Duisburg after 10300km journey". Rail.co. Retrieved 2012-04-23. 
  4. ^ Eidsvik, Øyvind Lefdal (8 July 2011). "Sveising kostet 250 mill.". Bergens Tidende (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 20 July 2011. Retrieved July 20, 2011. 
  5. ^ Peterson, Matt (June 20, 2011). "A-train railway begins rolling, carrying commuters from Denton to Carrollton". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved June 20, 2011. 
  6. ^ "China: Dozens die as bullet trains collide in Zhejiang". BBC News. July 24, 2011. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved July 24, 2011. 
  7. ^ Svingheim, Njål (15 August 2011). "Første tog gjennom Gevingåsen" (in Norwegian). Norwegian National Rail Administration. Archived from the original on 1 February 2012. Retrieved February 1, 2012. 
  8. ^ Strande, Mona (August 24, 2011). "Snart kjører toget her". Teknisk Ukeblad (in Norwegian). Retrieved September 11, 2011. 
  9. ^ "DLR on track for Stratford International as £67m contract awarded". 
  10. ^ Docklands Light Railway. "Stratford International extension approved". Archived from the original on 26 November 2006. Retrieved October 25, 2006. 
  11. ^ "Major contract award signals start of work on DLR Stratford International Extension". 
  12. ^ "India's longest railway tunnel unveiled in Jammu & Kashmir". The Times of India. India. October 14, 2011. Retrieved October 14, 2011. 
  13. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 September 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-04. 
  14. ^ "India's longest railway tunnel unveiled in Jammu & Kashmir". The Times Of India. India. October 14, 2011. 
  15. ^ Tørrestad, Yngve (7 November 2011). "Vestfoldbanen åpnet etter seks uker, men ikke uten problemer". Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (in Norwegian). Archived from the original on 7 March 2012. Retrieved March 7, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Shinkansen prototype unveiled". The Yomiuri Shimbun. 2005. Retrieved June 28, 2005. [dead link]
  17. ^ "New bullet train could be world's fastest". The Japan Times Online. June 25, 2005. Retrieved June 28, 2005. 
  18. ^ "Norfolk Southern CEO Wick Moorman named Railway Age Railroader of the Year". Railway Age. 9 December 2010. Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  19. ^ "Francesco di Majo". The Times. UK. 23 February 2011. p. 47. 
  20. ^ "L'homme du TGV et pionnier du design industriel, Roger Tallon, est mort". Le Monde. October 20, 2011. Retrieved October 30, 2011.