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By month


  • January 7 - The New Brunswick Southern Railway begins operations between McAdam and Saint John, New Brunswick.[1]
  • January 7 - Wisconsin Central Railroad takes over operations of the Algoma Central Railroad in Ontario.[1]


  • February 1 - Amtrak discontinues the Palmetto passenger train service between New York City and Tampa, Florida.


Unknown date

  • TasRail completely closes the Derwent Valley Line, predecessor of the Derwent Valley Railway, beyond New Norfolk after floods and heavy rain substantially damaged the track.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Significant dates in Canadian railway history. Colin Churcher's Railway Pages (2007-12-02). Retrieved on 2008-01-06.
  2. Union Pacific Railroad. UP: Chronological History. Retrieved on 2007-12-27.