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  • January 8 - Control of the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway is officially transferred from Canadian Pacific Railway to RailAmerica.[1]
  • January 9 - A man climbs over a safety barrier at Sakudaira Station on the Nagano Shinkansen line in Japan and is hit by a non-stop service in a suicide attempt.

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  1. Significant dates in Canadian railway history. Colin Churcher's Railway Pages (2007-12-02). Retrieved on 2008-01-07.