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1834 in rail transport

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1834 in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1834.

Contents

January events

  • January 30 - Construction on the first railroad in Kentucky, linking Lexington and Frankfort, is completed.
  • February events

  • February 25 - The Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad is formed to connect cities in Virginia.
  • March events

  • March 25 - The Canterbury and Whitstable Railway in England offers season tickets from this date.
  • April events

  • April 14 - The Long Island Rail Road is incorporated in New York.
  • December events

  • December 17 - The Dublin and Kingstown Railway, the first public railway in Ireland, opens between Westland Row, Dublin (now Dublin Pearse railway station) and Kingstown (now DĂșn Laoghaire), on the standard gauge.
  • Unknown date events

  • The Wilmington and Raleigh Railroad is chartered in Wilmington, North Carolina, and begins construction.
  • The Castleton and West Stockbridge Railroad is chartered to build a railroad between Albany, New York, and the Massachusetts state line.
  • April births

  • April 1 - Jim Fisk, American financier who worked with Daniel Drew for control of the Erie Railroad (d. 1872).
  • April 23 - Chauncey Depew, president of New York Central Railroad (d. 1928).
  • References

    1834 in rail transport Wikipedia


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