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164th anniversary of 1st train between Mumbai-Thane celebrated

Press Trust of India  |  Thane (Maha) 

The 164th anniversary of the first train, which ran between and Thane, was today celebrated by a group of citizens at the railway station here.

A programme was organised by a Passengers Association - Railway Pravasi Sanghatana. A five kilo cake was cut and distributed to passengers to mark the occasion.

Sanghatana's President Nandkumar Deshmukh said travel safety was important.

The first train in ran between Boribandar to on April 16, 1853.

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First Published: Sun, April 16 2017. 22:02 IST