1878 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1878.


January events[edit]

February events[edit]

May events[edit]

  • May 9 – The final segment of the Romanian railway between Varciorova in the south and Roman in the north opens.

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March births[edit]

Unknown date births[edit]


March deaths[edit]

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October deaths[edit]

Unknown date deaths[edit]


  1. ^ HistoryLink (2018), Seattle & Walla Walla Railroad reaches Newcastle on February 5, 1878.. Retrieved April 14, 2018.
  2. ^ Thomas, John (1969). The North British Railway, vol. 1. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-4697-0. 
  3. ^ Baker, Michael H.C. (1999). Irish Narrow Gauge Railways: a View from the Past. Shepperton: Ian Allan Publishing. ISBN 0-7110-2680-7. 
  4. ^ Patterson, Edward M. (1968). The Ballymena Lines. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. p. 64. ISBN 0-7153-4183-9. 
  5. ^ Koch, Michael (1971). The Shay Locomotive: Titan of the Timber. The World Press. p. 385. 
  6. ^ Yenne, Bill (1985). The history of the Southern Pacific. New York: Bonanza.