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  • January 2 - Massive flooding in the Feather River Canyon forces Union Pacific Railroad to close the former Western Pacific mainline through the canyon.[1]
  • January 6 - Full freight and passenger service is restored through the Channel Tunnel, just short of two months after a devastating fire.

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  1. UP: Chronological History. Union Pacific Railroad (2005). Retrieved on 2008-01-02.