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105-year-old Matheran railway standed

Centre's proposal to UNESCO to confer heritage status on the 105-year-old Matheran toy train railway is mired in controversy with the descendants of its founder Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy moving the......

Bohra dissenters challenge oppressive priesthood

Yogi Sikand chronicles the voices for change in one of India'srichest and most progressive Muslim sects -- the Dawoodi Bohras.Dawoodi Bohras are one of the many branches of the Ismaili arm of the......

30 STUNNING heritage trains of the world

A heritage railway tells a lot about a particular nation and its history. It adds to a country's glamour quotient and draws tourists from across the world. Such a rail is, at times, run by......

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Q. Identify the Person : Peerbhoy
:  A. Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy was, by the turn of the 20th century, one of India's largest cotton manufacturers and wealthiest men. At one point he employed...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-the-person--peerbhoy//answers/16571757

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Q. Matheran Hill Railway was started in which year & by whom ?
Hitler :  A. i think it was in 1922 by adamjee peerbhoy as a private railway at a approx cost of Rs.22 lakhs then. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/matheran-hill-railway-was-started-in-which-year-amp-by-whom-/16571753/answers/13711749

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Matheran's first ever locomotive up for sale, family wants govt to bid

The family of Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy, who built the Neral-Matheran railway route over a century ago, have said that they want the inaugural engine,... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/others/Matherans-first-ever-locomotive-up-for-sale-family-wants-govt-to-bid/articleshow/33519951.cms
Special saloons in toy trains on Neral-Matheran line a hit

Neral-Matheran rail line was built in the early 20th century at a cost of Rs 16 lakh. Summary The saloons were previously used only by railways... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/mumbai/special-saloons-in-toy-trains-on-neral-matheran-line-a-hit/

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