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About Railway Week

TO mark the 58th Railway Week, Western Railway (WR) will organise an exhibition at Churchgate station from April 15-19. This exhibition will showcase "the promising present and vibrant future" of WR along with glimpses of its rich heritage and the bygone era. 

ToMake transportation easier and to facilitate carriage of people from one place to another at a fast pace came up with the technological advancement.  The innovation marked the advent of first train on April 16, 1853 between Boribundar and Thane which ran on 34 Kilometre long route.

Citations and cash awards were given to railway employees for their outstanding performance during the last one year on this occasion. A cultural programme was also presented in the evening. Other activities as laser show, Exhibition on Wheels Train and Steam Heritage Runs are also held.

Railway Week Celebration 

To commemorate the running of first train in Indian subcontinent, between Bori Bunder and Thane stations on April 16, 1853, Railway week is being celebrated every year in the month of April throughout Indian Railways.
To mark the 58{+t}{+h}Railway week, Thiruvananthapuram division will be organising various programmes at Ernakulam on April 15 and 16. Entry to South station from eastern side will be inaugurated on Monday at 10 a.m.

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