Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Google Doodle reminds the Indian Railways glorious journey

Google Doodle celebrating India's first passenger train journey in India today. On 16 April,1853 India witnessed the first passenger train service. Wikipedia says that, on 16 April 1853, the first passenger train service was inaugurated between Bori Bunder in Mumbai and Thane. Covering a distance of 34 kilometres (21 mi), it was hauled by three locomotives, Sahib, Sindh, and Sultan. This was soon followed by opening of the first passenger railway line in North India between Allahabad and Kanpur on March 3, 1859.


Unknown said...

Nice Doodle. Whether this doodle showing only in India or some other countries.

Latest hindi news said...

Google always salute Indian heroes and system with doodles. Algebraic Legend Aryabhata, Sir Jagdish singh and Indian railway is the best example of this.

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