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Who is the father of the indian railways?

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Asked by Hari, 16 Dec '07 04:45 pm
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In 1844, the Governor-General of India Lord Hardinge allowed private entrepreneurs to set up a rail system in India. Two new railway companies were created and the East India Company was asked to assist them. Interest from investors in the UK led to the rapid creation of a rail system over the next few years. The first train in India became operational on 22 December 1851, and was used for the hauling of construction material in Roorkee. A year and a half later, on 16 April 1853, the first passenger train service was inaugurated between Bori Bunder, Bombay and Thane
Answered by GOPI KUMAR, 16 Dec '07 04:51 pm

 
  
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Laloo Prasad Yadav
Answered by Ritika, 16 Dec '07 04:45 pm

 
  
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Lord hardinge
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