1970 in rail transport

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This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1970.


January events[edit]

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March events[edit]

The final arrival of the California Zephyr and its crew at Oakland
  • March 27 – A runaway freight train accident in icy weather which destroys the railway bridge of L'Estanguet near Accous brings about closure of the Pau–Canfranc railway line as a trans-Pyreneen route between France and Spain.[3]

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Unknown date events[edit]




April deaths[edit]

July deaths[edit]


  • (June 2005), "Timeline", Trains Magazine, p. 19.
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