For all the British Raj represented and contributed to India, the greatest contribution was the railways.
This post is part of the Anglo-Indian Project Christmas series 2016. Arguably the greatest contribution of the British Raj to India was the railways. As Paul Theroux… Read more “AIP Christmas #19: Indian Railways”
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Commuters in an open train door at Churchgate Station in Mumbai. Notice the sign by the door which states the carriage is for…
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) was Bombay’s principal station and Great Indian Peninsula Railway’s (GIPR) HQ. Originally named Victoria Terminus, the station was built to commemorate (and opened on) the… Read more “Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST)”
Interact with the Anglo-Indian Project Facebook | Google+ | Paper.li | Twitter | YouTube A challenge of conducting genealogical research is locating and accessing records. Once these are discovered and retrieved, a second… Read more “Great Indian Peninsula Railway (GIPR)”
Searching the records of Hassett’s has so far revealed that James and Martha Hassett had eight children born between June 1887 and August 1906 – four boys, four girls. James and… Read more “Muriel Isabel Hassett (1889)”
A BBC three-part series exploring the Indian Hill Railways. Part I: The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway Part II: The Nilgiri Mountain Railway Part III: The Kalka-Shimla Railway Cover Picture Credit: Ade Kidell… Read more “Indian Hill Railways”