On board the Kolkata Mail (269 images)

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From Bombay to Calcutta, the history of modern India travels aboard the legendary Train 12322

From the colonial empire to the "largest democracy in the world", the thread of Indian history runs in the form of railway lines. 65,000 km, to be precise, largely designed by the British administration for connecting the metropolises of a giant empire. Victorian railway stations, timetables, standardized rails, hierarchical administration ... The colonial imprint extends to...
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