Indian Rail has its characteristics that rails do Integrate India the Nation with diversity around and knits in to One Nation culture
Today, 167 years ago inertia of the zeal of ‘never to stop’, the wheels of the first passenger train from Mumbai to Thane started rolling For the first time, passenger services are stopped for your safety
Happy birthday to the largest and most complex rail network in the country.
The oldest rail network in Asia The largest employer in India. The fourth largest rail network globally.
The first passenger train in India ran between Bombay (Bori Bunder) and Thane on 16 April 1853. The 14-carriage train was hauled by three steam locomotives: Sahib, Sindh and Sultan. Carried 400 people and ran on a line of 34 Kms (21 mi) built and operated by the GIP Railway