1858 in rail transport
This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1858.
|Years in rail transport|
- May – First known slip coach working, at Haywards Heath on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway.
- May 3 – While under lease to Bristol and Exeter Railway, the Somerset Central Railway is extended to Burnham-on-Sea.
- May 31 - Carl Abraham Pihl presents the results of his investigation of the area along the river Drammenselva which concludes that the terrain between Drammen and Randsfjorden, in Norway, is favorable for a rail line.
- Virginia Central Railroad Company. Annual Report of the Virginia Central Railroad Company to the Stockholders 1853–1859. H.K. Ellyson, 1853.
- Fryer, C.E.J. (1997). A History of Slipping and Slip Carriages. Usk: Oakwood Press. ISBN 978-0-85361-514-9.
- "Railroads — prior to the Civil War". North Carolina Business History. 2006. Retrieved 2010-02-01.
- "DX Goods". London and North Western Railway Society. 2003. Retrieved 2010-03-31.
- "Biography of John Work Garrett". Archived from the original on 8 February 2005. Retrieved 2005-03-02.
- Garrett State Bank. "About Us". Archived from the original on 2005-02-11. Retrieved 2005-03-02.
- Marshall, John (2003). Biographical Dictionary of Railway Engineers (2nd ed.). Oxford: Railway and Canal Historical Society. ISBN 0-901461-22-9.
- Kansas City Southern Historical Society. "The Kansas City Southern Lines". Archived from the original on 28 August 2005. Retrieved 2005-08-15.
- "Edward Bury". 2004-10-30. Archived from the original on 11 February 2005. Retrieved 2005-02-09.