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- 1903 – Setting off a flurry of telegrams, Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway General Counsel Victor Morawetz advises Edward Payson Ripley, then president of the Santa Fe, against purchasing the Randsburg Railway in California.
- 1928 – Takagimachi Station, in Matsushima, Miyagi, Japan, opens.
- 1937 – The last train operates on Colorado and Southern Railway's line to Leadville, Colorado, which was originally built and operated by the Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad.
- 2006 – Kenyan officials announce that despite a court case to prevent the change of control, the South African led Rift Valley Railways Consortium will assume control of the Kenya-Uganda Railway in July 2006. The concession, initially agreed upon in 2005, is opposed and still disputed in court by former and current railway employees as well as Uganda's railway union citing disputes over pay and benefits.
- 1835 – Henry Villard, president of Northern Pacific Railroad, is born (d. 1900).
- 1903 – Edward T. Reidy, last president of Chicago Great Western Railway 1957-1968, is born (d. 1978).
- 1921 – Henry Kirke Porter, American steam locomotive builder, dies (b. 1840).
- 1923 – Stuyvesant Fish, president of the Illinois Central Railroad 1887-1907, dies (b. 1851).
- "San Francisco Cable Car History". 2003. Retrieved April 10, 2007.
- "History". Randsburg Railway. Retrieved April 10, 2007.
- Reuters South Africa (April 10, 2006). "Kenya to hand over railway to consortium in July". Retrieved April 10, 2006.