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Indian Railways

Indian Railways

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INDIAN RAILWAYS
 
INDIAN RAILWAYS AT THECROSSROADS
Largest network under a single management.
Often called the “lifeline of India”
Largest employer in the world, employing about 1.6 million (2003).
Survey revealed that 1 in every ten Indians depended on IR for hislivelihood
IR carries on an average, 13 million people across the country everyday.
IR operated as a department under the central government of India.
 
ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF IR 
Roots are in 1800’s and was started by theBritish
East
India Company
Initially used only to transfer goods andlater moved to passenger trains
First passenger train between Bombay and Thane in 1853
 To promote construction of Railway lines,the British parliament introduced guaranteesystem.
By 1870 the total coverage was 4000 miles

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