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Mumbai: WR, CR mark Foundation Day

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Central and Western Railways Monday celebrated their

The two zonal railways were restructured on November 5, 1951.

CR was formed by integrating Nizam state, Scindia state and state railways with the erstwhile Great Indian Peninsula Railway which was set up earlier by an Act of the in 1849.

WR came into existence with the merger of Bombay, Railway (BB&CI) to other railway networks owned by erstwhile states like Saurashtra, and

WR and CR organised functions to mark the occasion.

While WR held an exhibition at its Churchgate headquarters, CR introduced an "Utkrisht" rake for the Mumbai-Pune

Utkrisht rakes are upgraded trains with better interiors and passenger amenities.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 22:10 IST