1859 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1859.


February events[edit]

March events[edit]

  • March 3 — Construction begins on the first railway in northern India as tracks are laid between the present day locations of Allahabad and Kanpur.[4]
The Royal Albert Bridge, Brunel’s last work

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Unknown date events[edit]

  • Compañía de los Caminos de Hierro del Norte de España of Spain introduces its standard 0-6-0 goods locomotives, almost all of which will be in service for more than a century.[10]


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  12. ^ "The Curse of King Tut". Gravely Speaking. January 9, 2013. Retrieved November 30, 2013. 
  13. ^ "The Kansas City Southern Lines". Kansas City Southern Historical Society. Archived from the original on 28 August 2005. Retrieved 2005-08-15. 
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