1937 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1937.


January events

March events

  • March 9 – In a joint announcement, Pullman and the New York Central announce the order of new streamlined equipment to be NYC's "Great Steel Fleet". At the same time Pullman and the Pennsylvania Railroad announce new streamline cars to be PRR's "Fleet of Modernism".
  • March 15 – The last tram operates on the Porte de Saint-Cloud-Porte de Vincennes line in Paris, France.[2]
  • March 21 – Southern Pacific's "Daylight Limited" debuts the new red/orange/black "Daylight" paint scheme.

April events

May events

June events

July events

August events

  • August 1 – Russia's Railway Worker Day national holiday is restored under Soviet rule; the observance date is changed from July 8 to the first Sunday of August.[5]

October events

November events

December events

Unknown date events




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  1. "Railway Statistics 2008" (pdf). Norwegian National Rail Administration. 2009. p. 34. Retrieved 28 April 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "15 mars dans les chemins de fer" (in French). 2007-02-16. Retrieved 2007-03-15. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. London & North Eastern Railway (1937). The Coronation: the first streamline train, King's Cross for Scotland. Retrieved 2014-08-20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "The streamlined symbol of 1930s luxury". York: National Railway Museum. 2009-05-01. Retrieved 2014-08-20.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Railway Worker Day marked in Russia". ITAR-TASS. 2006-08-06. Retrieved 2006-08-07.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. Johnson, Ron (1985). The Best of Maine Railroads. Portland Litho. p. 112.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "A Brief History of the Famous Mount Lowe Railway". Retrieved 5 December 2005.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. "Accident at Castlecary on 10th December 1937". Railways Archive. Retrieved 2014-07-21.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>