1876 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1876.


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  • August 3 – The Woosung Road runs over and kills a Chinese soldier on the tracks. The British Consular Court will find the driver David Banks innocent of manslaughter, but the ensuing public outcry pressures both sides towards a Chinese purchase of the line.[5]

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Panorama of Tehachapi Loop

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  2. ^ Patterson, Edward M. (1962). The Great Northern Railway of Ireland. Oakwood Press.
  3. ^ Gough, John (1989). The Midland Railway – a chronology. Gwernymynydd: Railway and Canal Historical Society. ISBN 0-901461-12-1.
  4. ^ "The Woosung "Road"". Archived from the original on 2007-06-14. Retrieved 2007-07-23.
  5. ^ a b c d Pong, David (1973). "Confucian Patriotism and the Destruction of the Woosung Railway, 1877". Modern Asian Studies. 7 (4): 647–76. doi:10.1017/s0026749x00005333. JSTOR 311679.
  6. ^ Penning, Rowin (2012). "6 december 1876". Noord-Nederlands Trein & Tram Museum (in Dutch). Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  7. ^ Van Riemsdijk, J.T. (1994). Compound Locomotives: An International Survey. Penryn: Atlantic Transport Publishers. pp. 10–11. ISBN 0-906899-61-3.
  8. ^ "Sir Nigel Gresley". December 9, 2004. Archived from the original on 10 February 2005. Retrieved February 9, 2005.
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