1842 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1842.


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  • April 11 — The French government enacts the Loi relative à l'établissement des grandes lignes de chemins de fer which establishes the plan for French railroads' placement in a star pattern centered on Paris.

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