India’s first passenger train On 16th April 1853, Google doodle celebrates 160th anniversary

Google on Tuesday is celebrating 160th anniversary of India's first passenger train journey with a doodle on India's home page.  On 16th April 1853, the first passenger train service was started between Bori Bunder in Bombay and Thane. Covering a distance of 34 kilometres (21 minutes), it was hauled by three locomotives, Sahib, Sindh, and Sultan.

Google on Tuesday is celebrating 160th anniversary of India’s first passenger train


Google on Tuesday is celebrating 160th anniversary of India’s first passenger train journey with a doodle on India’s home page.

On 16th April 1853, the first passenger train service was started between Bori Bunder in Bombay and Thane. Covering a distance of 34 kilometres (21 minutes), it was hauled by three locomotives, Sahib, Sindh, and Sultan.

The India’s first passenger train journey Google doodle shows a locomotive train which replaces the first ‘O’ of the word Google