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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......

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......

Aseem Chhabra remembers Manish Acharya who died tragically last week

Filmmaker and actor Manish Acharya died in a freak accident in Matheran on Saturday. He was only 40 years old. Aseem Chhabra salutes a friend and colleague. On Saturday night, my cell phone......

  People speak for matheran railway

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Flying Saucer
Q. how many Mountain Railways in India? Mention their names.
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

Flying Saucer
Q. Identify the Person : Peerbhoy
Flying Saucer:  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

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

Q. how many types of gauges used in india by railways
Sudesh :  A. B'coz of the gauge conversion programme all the Guages except the Mountain reigon (Darjeeling, Neral-matheran and Shimla) is bein convered to...... more

Dinesh C S
Q. what is Narrow Gauge
Dinesh C S:  A. Perhaps the only such gauges in India are Pandharpur to Miraj onthe central railway(formerlyBarsi Light Railwaaya.In the past it raan from Llatur...... more

  Web results for Matheran Railway
NeralMatheran line reopens

The Central Railway announced that it will re-open the Neral-Matheran toy train to passengers on Wednesday. During the monsoon, the railway had... ...
MMRDA scraps jumbo dumping ground that would have lasted 46 years

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has dumped its grand plans of having a common landfill site at Taloja which would have... ...
Cheap housing a concern, says financial services firm

India, and in particular Mumbai, needs more incentives to promote affordable housing, considering the United Nations’ latest report which... ...

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