1905 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1905.


Victoria Falls Bridge nears completion

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November events[edit]

  • November 3 - The Englewood branch of the old South Side Elevated system of the Chicago 'L' opens between 59th Street junction and State Street.

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January births[edit]

  • January 21 - O. S. Nock, English railway author and signalling engineer (died 1994).[10]


February deaths[edit]

September deaths[edit]

Charles Tyson Yerkes

December deaths[edit]


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