1976 in rail transport

Years in rail transport
Timeline of railway history

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1976.

EventsEdit

March eventsEdit

April eventsEdit

May eventsEdit

  • May 4 - An international train collides with a local train near Schiedam, the Netherlands, killing 24 and injuring 11.

June eventsEdit

October eventsEdit

December eventsEdit

Unknown date eventsEdit

AccidentsEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

July deathsEdit

October deathsEdit

Unknown date deathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Rivanna Chapter, National Railway Historical Society (2005). "This month in railroad history: October". Retrieved 31 October 2005.
  • White, John H. Jr. (Spring 1986). "America's Most Noteworthy Railroaders". Railroad History. 154: 9–15. ISSN 0090-7847. JSTOR 43523785. OCLC 1785797.
  1. ^ Washington DC Chapter National Railway Historical Society. "Washington, D.C. Railroad History". Archived from the original on 5 February 2006. Retrieved 27 March 2006.
  2. ^ Balkwill, Richard; Marshall, John (1993). The Guinness Book of Railway Facts and Feats (6th ed.). Enfield: Guinness Publishing. ISBN 0-85112-707-X.
  3. ^ "New train speeds into service". On This Day. BBC News. 1976-10-04. Archived from the original on 2008-03-07. Retrieved 2017-04-30.
  4. ^ "Short and Significant: Santa Fe's Fred Gurley dies at 87". Railway Age. 177 (13): 8. July 26, 1976.
  5. ^ "Obituary". Railway Age. Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation. 177 (14): 43. August 9, 1976.
  6. ^ "John W. Barriger; Rail historian and railfan". Archived from the original on 2005-03-01. Retrieved 22 February 2005.