Happy Birthday Railways - 167 year glorious years

April 16, 2020 - Reading time: ~1 minute

Indian railway started on April 16th, 1853, the first train in India left Bori Bunder, in Bombay ( Now Mumbai ), for its destination than, 34 kilometres away.

The 14-carriage train was hauled by three steam locomotives: Sahib, Sindh and Sultan. It carried 400 people and ran on a line of 34 kilometres (21 mi) built and operated by the Great Indian Peninsula Railway.