30 August 2016

India's first pantry rail car

The first “Annapoorna” Rail Dining-Car, which ran between Delhi and Dehra Dun, was opened by Lal Bahadur Shastri, Minister for Railways and Transport, Government of India, at the Railway Centenary Exhibition in New Delhi, on March 15, 1953. Photo shows the Minister for Railways and Transport with Lilavati Munshi, Vice-President of All India Women’s Food Council, inside the Dining-Car. Thks Photo Division
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