1885 in rail transport

Years in rail transport

This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1885.


February events

April events

June events

July events

August events

November events

The last spike is driven on the Canadian Pacific Railway

Unknown date events


Unknown date births


July deaths

December deaths

Unknown date deaths


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