From TrainSpottingWorld, for Rail fans everywhere
- January 14 – Santa Fe Railroad discontinues the Chicago-Los Angeles-San Francisco Navajo service.
- January 27 – The Boston, Revere Beach and Lynn Railroad in Massachusetts is abandoned.
- May 29 – Locaalspoorwegmaatschappij Hollands Noorderkwartier, predecessor of Steamtrain Hoorn Medemblik, resumes freight operations.
- Tasmanian Government Railways sees a significant increase in log traffic on the Derwent Valley Line, predecessor of the Derwent Valley Railway, due to the opening of a paper mill at Boyer, 14 km from Bridgewater.