|Category:Rail transport timelines
- 1889 – The Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad, in Colorado, is sold from receivership to the Denver, Leadville and Gunnison Railway.
- 1918 – New York City Subway's IRT Lexington Avenue Line extension north to 125th Street and through service on the IRT Jerome Avenue Line open.
- 1940 – The last section of the Baghdad Railway's mainline linking Istanbul and Baghdad is completed between El Yaroubieh and Baiji.
- 1958 – The Railway Enthusiasts Society is formed to promote rail transportation and preservation in New Zealand.
- 1962 – Canadian National Railway debuts a new paint scheme on its transcontinental passenger train, the Super Continental.
- 1966 – The first passenger operations begin at the Illinois Railway Museum using car number 415.
- 1897 – Charles Frederick Crocker, son of Charles Crocker of California's Big Four railroaders, president of San Joaquin and Sierra Nevada Railroad, vice president of Southern Pacific Railroad, dies (b. 1854).