Southern Railway opens its first heritage gallery at headquarters.( )

  • Posted On: 30 January 2019
The PL 691 heritage steam engine which was installed in the headquarters complex in the 1990s was refurbished and manufactured by Kerr Stuart and Company of England in 1903.

CHENNAI: Southern Railway Women’s Welfare Association (head quarters) president Mansi Kulshrestha inaugurated city’s first railway heritage and photo gallery at railway headquarters in the presence of general manager RK Kulshrestha on Tuesday. 

He said some of the fascinating photographs that show the glorious past of the railways are on display including archived photographs of engineering marvels — UNESCO-listed Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Great Pamban bridge and Sengottai-Punalur section. 

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