1809 in rail transport

Events

Unknown date events

* Opening of Poldice Railway, Cornwall, England. [cite book|author=Baxter, Bertram|title=Stone Blocks and Iron Rails|publisher=David & Charles|location=Newton Abbot|date=1966]

May events

* May - Completion of main construction railway at site of Bell Rock Lighthouse off the coast of Scotland. [cite web|title=Bellrock.org.uk|url=http://www.bellrock.org.uk]

Births

August births

* August 4 - Samuel Morton Peto, English railway contractor (d. 1889). [cite book|author=Brooks, Edward C.|title=Sir Samuel Morton Peto Bt: eminent Victorian, railway entrepreneur, country squire, MP|publisher=Bury Clerical Society|date=1996|isbn=0950298826]

October births

* October 10 - Nathaniel Worsdell, English carriage builder (d. 1886). [cite book|author=Marshall, John|title=Biographical Dictionary of Railway Engineers|publisher=Railway & Canal Historical Society|location=Oxford|date=2003|isbn=0-901461-22-9]

Deaths

References


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