1955 in rail transport

Years in rail transport
Timeline of railway history

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

EventsEdit

January eventsEdit

 
Record-breaking SNCF 7107

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BirthsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Roma". UrbanRail.Net. 2004. Archived from the original on 3 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
  2. ^ Lowe, James W. (1975). British Steam Locomotive Builders. Cambridge: Goose and Son. ISBN 0-900404-21-3.
  3. ^ Miscellaneous.
  4. ^ Photo of damaged track.
  5. ^ A Short History of "High-Speed" Railway in France Before the TGV.
  6. ^ 1955 World train speed record SNCF 331 km/h 3/3.
  7. ^ Marshall, John (1989). The Guinness Railway Book. Enfield: Guinness Books. ISBN 0-8511-2359-7. OCLC 24175552.[page needed]
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "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.
  10. ^ "L.A. Subway Closes After Special Trolley Car Trip" (PDF). Los Angeles Times. June 20, 1955. p. 8. Retrieved 28 January 2021.
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ Klapouchy, B. (2005). "Hudson and Manhattan Railroad: Operating History". Archived from the original on 2005-09-08. Retrieved 2005-08-31.
  13. ^ Scribbins, Jim (1970). The Hiawatha Story. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Kalmbach Publishing Company. LCCN 70107874. OCLC 91468.
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ Keller, G. P. (1954). "The Rimutaka Deviation". New Zealand Engineering. 9: 399–420.
  16. ^ 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.
  17. ^ Balkwill, Richard; Marshall, John (1993). The Guinness Book of Railway Facts and Feats (6th ed.). Enfield: Guinness Publishing. ISBN 0-85112-707-X.
  18. ^ Kansas City Southern Historical Society. "The Kansas City Southern Lines". Retrieved 2005-08-15.