1961 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1961.

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January events[edit]

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August events[edit]

  • August 31 – Portland, Maine's Union Station is demolished to make room for a shopping plaza.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "IRT SMEE delivery dates". R36 Preservation, Inc. Retrieved March 28, 2020.
  2. ^ "R26/R28/R29". NYCSubway.org. 2005. Archived from the original on December 2, 2007. Retrieved December 3, 2007.
  3. ^ "Blue Line At 20: Looking Back At Early Service Between Los Angeles And Long Beach (1902-1961)". LACMTA. July 8, 2010. Retrieved October 11, 2020.
  4. ^ a b Johnson, Ron (1985). The Best of Maine Railroads. Portland Litho. p. 112.
  5. ^ Smith, Ivan (March 29, 2005). "History of Railway Companies in Nova Scotia". Archived from the original on September 12, 2005. Retrieved September 23, 2005.
  6. ^ Hillier, Bevis (2004). Betjeman: the bonus of laughter. London: John Murray. ISBN 0-7195-6495-6.
  7. ^ Joy, David (2012). Engines that Bend: narrow gauge articulated locomotives. Southend: Atlantic Publishers. p. 52. ISBN 978-1-902827-23-0.