1955 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport
Timeline of railway history

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1955.


January events[edit]

Record-breaking SNCF 7107

February events[edit]

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April events[edit]

May events[edit]

June events[edit]

July events[edit]

August events[edit]

September events[edit]

October events[edit]

November events[edit]

December events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]


March births[edit]

July births[edit]


March deaths[edit]

June deaths[edit]


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  2. ^ Lowe, James W. (1975). British Steam Locomotive Builders. Cambridge: Goose and Son. ISBN 0-900404-21-3.
  3. ^ Marshall, John (1989). The Guinness Railway Book. Enfield: Guinness Books. ISBN 0-8511-2359-7. OCLC 24175552.
  4. ^ Mills, John M. (1977). Traction on The Grand: The Story of Electric Railways along Ontario's Grand River Valley. Railfare Enterprises. p. 25. ISBN 0-919130-27-5.
  5. ^ "May 22: This Date in Los Angeles Transportation History". Metro Primary Resources. Dorothy Peyton Gray Transportation Museum and Archive. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Retrieved 29 January 2021.
  6. ^ "L.A. Subway Closes After Special Trolley Car Trip" (PDF). Los Angeles Times. June 20, 1955. p. 8. Retrieved 28 January 2021.
  7. ^ Contrary to his later recollection of the event. Burnett, Archie, ed. (2012). The Complete Poems of Philip Larkin. London: Faber. p. 411. ISBN 978-0-571-24006-7.
  8. ^ Klapouchy, B. (2005). "Hudson and Manhattan Railroad: Operating History". Archived from the original on 2005-09-08. Retrieved 2005-08-31.
  9. ^ Scribbins, Jim (1970). The Hiawatha Story. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Kalmbach Publishing Company. LCCN 70107874. OCLC 91468.
  10. ^ Anon. (1950). "The Rimutaka Incline and Deviation, New Zealand" (PDF). Railway Magazine. 96: 543–7. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-06-22. Retrieved 2009-06-20.
  11. ^ Keller, G. P. (1954). "The Rimutaka Deviation". New Zealand Engineering. 9: 399–420.
  12. ^ Cameron, Walter Norman (1976). A Line of Railway: the Railway Conquest of the Rimutakas. Wellington: New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society. ISBN 0-908573-00-6.
  13. ^ Balkwill, Richard; Marshall, John (1993). The Guinness Book of Railway Facts and Feats (6th ed.). Enfield: Guinness Publishing. ISBN 0-85112-707-X.
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