2017 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 2017.

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  1. ^ McCowan, Candace (2016-12-31). "Decades in the making, Second Avenue Subway set to open to the public". ABC7 New York. Retrieved 2017-01-01. 
  2. ^ "China to London rail freight service launched". Railway Gazette. 2017-01-04. Retrieved 2017-01-14. 
  3. ^ "China-built railway linking Ethiopia and Djibouti officially opens for business". Shanghaiist. 2017-01-12. 
  4. ^ "Ethiopia: Portion of Ethio-Djibouti Railway to Be Inaugurated Tomorrow". 2merkato.com. 2017-01-09. 
  5. ^ Sridharan, Vasudevan (2017-01-11). "China-built rail network in African heartland inaugurated". International Business Times. 
  6. ^ "National Express to sell c2c to Italian railways". Railnews. 2017-01-11. Retrieved 2017-01-11. 
  7. ^ "Serbian train sparks escalation in tensions with Kosovo". BBC News. BBC. 2017-01-14. Retrieved 2017-01-15. 
  8. ^ "Full speed ahead as HS2 gets Royal Assent". GOV.UK. 23 February 2017. Retrieved 24 November 2017. 
  9. ^ "R Line from Aurora to Lone Tree to open in February". FOX 31 Denver. 2017-01-30. Retrieved 2017-02-13. 
  10. ^ "SAR launches Riyadh-Qassim railway line". Arab News. 2017-02-28. Retrieved 2017-06-08. 
  11. ^ "All Aboard: Warm Springs BART Station Kicks Off Service". NBC Bay Area. 25 March 2017. Retrieved 25 March 2017. 
  12. ^ a b c d e "What to do, Where to go in 2017". Today's Railways Europe (253): 42–3. January 2017. 
  13. ^ Fleming, Leonard (March 9, 2017). "QLine to begin offering rides on May 12". Detroit News. Retrieved March 14, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Brighton Commuter Rail Station Set To Open In May". www.wbur.org. Retrieved 2017-03-22. 
  15. ^ "Kenya opens Nairobi-Mombasa Madaraka Express railway". BBC News. 2017-05-31. Retrieved 2017-05-31. 
  16. ^ "Four New Stations on Tuas West Extension on Track for Completion by 2016". Factsheet. Singapore: Land Transport Authority. 2015-10-29. Retrieved 2016-05-15. 
  17. ^ Prado, Mark (26 June 2017). "SMART offers free 'preview' service starting Thursday". Marin Independent Journal. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 
  18. ^ "Euroduplex Atlantique sets to serve Bordeaux". Railway Gazette. 2016-04-12. Retrieved 2016-12-24. 
  19. ^ "LGV Bretagne–Pays de la Loire. Calendrier tenu!". Le Télégramme. 2016-06-13. Retrieved 2016-12-24. 
  20. ^ "Stockholm City Line set for July 2017 opening". International Railway Journal. 2016-11-03. Retrieved 2017-01-04. 
  21. ^ "Najib launches Phase 2 of Sungai Buloh-Kajang MRT line". The Star Online. Retrieved 17 July 2017. 
  22. ^ "PM picks '17-7-2017' start date for MRT phase two". The Malay Mail. Retrieved 9 June 2017. 
  23. ^ "Phase 2 of Sg Buloh-Kajang MRT to be launched on July 17". Free Malaysia Today. Retrieved 9 June 2017. 
  24. ^ "SouthWestern Franchise Agreement" (PDF). gov.uk. Government of The United Kingdom. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2017-02-04. Retrieved 2017-02-04. 
  25. ^ "First.MTR joint venture wins South Western franchise". Railway Gazette. 2017-03-27. Retrieved 2017-04-04. 
  26. ^ Metropolitan Transportation Commission (2017-08-22). "SMART ready to roll". Mass Transit. Retrieved 2017-09-01. 
  27. ^ "El metro de Granada entrará en funcionamiento en marzo de 2017 y costará menos de un euro | Vídeo". Granada Digital (in Spanish). Retrieved 2017-09-21. 
  28. ^ "After embarrassing setback, Aarhus light rail gets new opening date… maybe". The Local. 27 September 2017. Retrieved 27 September 2017. 
  29. ^ "Monorail service in Melaka to resume after four-year break". www.thestar.com.my. 3 December 2017. 
  30. ^ "France Millas train crash: Children killed as bus cut in two". BBC News. 2017-12-14. Retrieved 2017-12-14. 
  31. ^ Willsher, Kim (2017-12-15). "World's steepest funicular rail line to open in Switzerland". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 2017-12-16. 
  32. ^ "Steve Marshall, chief executive of Railtrack – obituary". The Telegraph. October 10, 2017. 
  33. ^ Ducharme, Jamie (December 16, 2017). "CSX CEO Hunter Harrison Dies at 73, Company Confirms". Forbes. Retrieved December 22, 2017.