1908 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1908.

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January events[edit]

  • January 28 – Florida's Railroad Commissioners adopt rule number 12 of the state's general operating rules for railroads within the state; the rule mandates that railroad companies are required to immediately report by telegram any train wreck within the state beyond a simple derailment that involves injury or death to any person and follow up the telegram within five days with a full written report.[1]

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Electric traction in St. Clair Tunnel

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Michie, Thomas J., ed. (1910). Railroad Reports. Charlottesville, VA: The Michie Company. p. 433. Retrieved January 28, 2010. 
  2. ^ Cudahy, Brian J. (2002), Rails Under the Mighty Hudson (2nd ed.), New York: Fordham University Press, ISBN 978-0-82890-257-1 
  3. ^ Washington D.C. Chapter National Railway Historical Society. "Washington, D.C. Railroad History". Archived from the original on February 5, 2006. Retrieved March 24, 2006. 
  4. ^ Rivanna Chapter National Railway Historical Society. "This month in railroad history: March". Archived from the original on April 17, 2006. Retrieved March 29, 2006. 
  5. ^ "Significant dates in Canadian railway history". Colin Churcher's Railway Pages. March 17, 2006. Archived from the original on April 27, 2006. Retrieved May 17, 2006. 
  6. ^ William C., Jones; Holley, Noel T. (1986). The Kite Route: story of the Denver & Interurban Railroad. Boulder, Co.: Pruett. ISBN 0-87108-721-9. 
  7. ^ Lawrence, David (2000). A Logo for London. Harrow Weald: Capital Transport. ISBN 1-85414-232-1. 
  8. ^ "Significant dates in Ottawa/Hull street and light railway history". Archived from the original on August 16, 2005. Retrieved July 7, 2005. 
  9. ^ Norsk Jernbaneklubb (1994). Banedata '94 (in Norwegian). ISBN 82-90286-15-5. 
  10. ^ "The North Island main trunk line". New Zealand History online. Archived from the original on May 16, 2009. Retrieved May 13, 2009. 
  11. ^ Tourret, R. (1989). Hedjaz Railway. Abingdon: Tourret Publishing. ISBN 0-905878-05-1. 
  12. ^ Hill, Keith (February 2005). "Brighton's Belle Époque". BackTrack. 19 (2): 70–79. 
  13. ^ Winkworth, D. W. (1988). Southern Titled Trains. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-9179-8. 
  14. ^ Longman, Jon (December 2008). "From The Railway Magazine archives". The Railway Magazine. 154 (1,292): 40. 
  15. ^ MacDermot, E. T. (1964). History of the Great Western Railway, vol. II, 1863–1921. London: Ian Allan. 
  16. ^ Railroads of Montana – Lewiston newspaper index – Great Northern Railway. Archived from the original on December 16, 2005. Retrieved December 18, 2005. 
  17. ^ "Brief biographies of mechanical engineers". Archived from the original on February 13, 2004. Retrieved February 9, 2004. 
  18. ^ White, John H. Jr. (1968). A history of the American locomotive; its development: 1830-1880. New York, NY: Dover Publications. ISBN 0-486-23818-0.