1987 in rail transport

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Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1987.


January events

February events

March events

April events

May events

July events

August events

September events

  • September 22 – Richmond Vale railway line, New South Wales, runs last coal train to Hexham, becoming the last non-tourist railway in Australia to use steam locomotives.[5]

October events

November events

December events

Unknown date events




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