1968 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1968.

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Ticket issued on first day of service on London Underground’s Victoria line

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ministry of Transport; Jackson, W. Patrick (1968). Report of the Public Inquiry into the Accident at Hixon Level Crossing on January 6th 1968 (PDF). London: H.M.S.O. ISBN 0-10-137060-1.
  2. ^ Vaughan, Adrian (1989). Obstruction Danger. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-055-1.
  3. ^ "Week at a glance: Chicago roads get merger reaffirmed". Railway Age. 164 (23): 11. June 17, 1968.
  4. ^ "Madrid-Burgos line opened". The Railway Magazine. London. 114: 619. 1968.
  5. ^ Bianchi, Curt (May 1995). "By steam to the Grand Canyon". Trains: 38–45.
  6. ^ Sanders, Craig (2006). Amtrak in the Heartland. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press. p. 107. ISBN 978-0-253-34705-3.
  7. ^ Rivanna Chapter, National Railway Historical Society (2005). "This Month in Railroad History: August". Retrieved 2005-08-22.
  8. ^ Beecroft, Gregory D.; Frew, Iain D. O.; Holmewood, Alan; Rayner, Bryan; Stevenson, Barry (1983). London Transport Railways Handbook. Chelmsford: Foxley Press. ISBN 0-9508774-0-9.
  9. ^ "History of the San Juan Extension". DRGW.Net. Retrieved 2010-01-12.
  10. ^ Reh, Vincent (February 2002). "Muskingum Electric Railroad just about done". Trains: 22–23.
  11. ^ Durrant, A. E. (1981). Garratt Locomotives of the World. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-7641-1.
  12. ^ "You ought to know: Electro-Motive's Dilworth is dead; diesel pioneer". Railway Age. 165 (16): 40. October 21, 1968.