1854 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1854.


January events[edit]

February events[edit]

April events[edit]

  • April 30 – Opening of first railway in Brazil, running 16 km (9.9 mi) inland from Mauá on 1,676 mm (5 ft 6.0 in) gauge.[3][page needed]

May events[edit]

June events[edit]

First train of East Indian Railway

July events[edit]

August events[edit]

Hovedjernbanen, first line in Norway

September events[edit]

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November events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]


January births[edit]

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February deaths[edit]


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