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