1912 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1912.


January events[edit]

January 22 – The Overseas Railroad opens in Florida

February events[edit]

June events[edit]

A Pleasant Street-bound streetcar at the southbound platform at North Station in 1912, five days after the Causeway Street Elevated opened

August events[edit]

September events[edit]

November events[edit]

Unknown date events[edit]


March births[edit]


June deaths[edit]

July deaths[edit]


  1. ^ Classification of S.A.R. Engines with Renumbering Lists, issued by the Chief Mechanical Engineer’s Office, Pretoria, January 1912, pp. 7, 12, 15, 46 (Reprinted in April 1987 by SATS Museum, R.3125-6/9/11-1000)
  2. ^ Hart, George, ed. (c. 1978). The South African Railways - Historical Survey. Bill Hart, Sponsored by Dorbyl Ltd. p. 25. 
  3. ^ Florida East Coast Railway (1912). Announcement: Key West Extension of the Florida East Coast Railway. Smithsonian Libraries. Retrieved March 21, 2015. 
  4. ^ Clarke, Bradley H.; Cummings, O.R. (1997). Tremont Street Subway: A Century of Public Service. Boston Street Railway Association. pp. 39–49. ISBN 0938315048. 
  5. ^ "VIADUCT CARS ALL RUNNING: East Cambridge Folk Much Pleased. Seven Minutes Saved and End Put to Vexatious Delays. Few Paid Fares to Say They Were on First Cars". Boston Daily Globe. 1 June 1912. Retrieved 2 May 2014 – via ProQuest Historical Newspapers. (Subscription required (help)). 
  6. ^ "South Shore Railroad history". Chicago Post-Tribune. June 29, 2008. Retrieved June 30, 2008. [dead link]
  7. ^ Hennessey, R. A. S. (2012). "Some firsts and other anniversaries; 2012". Electric Railway. 57: 154. 
  8. ^ a b Balkwill, Richard; Marshall, John (1993). The Guinness Book of Railway Facts and Feats (6th ed.). Enfield: Guinness Publishing. ISBN 0-85112-707-X. 
  9. ^ Richardson, Matthew (2001). The Penguin Book of Firsts. New Delhi: Penguin Books India. p. 280. ISBN 0-14-302771-9. 
  10. ^ Churella, Albert J. (1998). From Steam to Diesel: Managerial Customs and Organizational Capabilities in the Twentieth-Century American Locomotive Industry. Princeton University Press. p. 12. ISBN 0-691-02776-5. 
  11. ^ Glatte, Wolfgang (1993). Deutsches Lok-Archiv: Diesellokomotiven (4. ed.). Berlin: Transpress. ISBN 3-344-70767-1. 
  12. ^ Kohler, Gary; McChesney, Chris (2004). Narrow Gauge in the Sheepscot Valley, Volume IV. M2FQ Publications.