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Sunday, April 18, 2010 09:04:10 PM, UNI
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Thiruvananthapuram: An abiding interest in Railways led Mohd Mujibullah, Heritage Assistant, Eastern Railways, to build a treasure house of stamps on the growth and development of the mamoth network of Indian Railways.
His philately exhibitions on Indian Railways have brought glories to the organisation.
Talking to UNI here on the sideline of ''Philatelic Exhibition on Wheels,'' a special train with three coaches carrying rare collection of stamps on Railways, Mujibullah said, ''The exhibition portrays important developments such as the development of Railroad, Horse drawn Carriages, Birth of Steam Locomotive, Metro trains, Monorails, Super Speed Trains, Rolling Stocks, Stations, Signals, Bridges, Tracks, Tunnels, Mountain Railways, Railway Ferries, Mail Trains, Railway Mail Service and Railway Centenaries.''
The exhibition was being organised on the occasion of the 55th ''Railway Week'' Celebrations, commemorating the running of the first train in Indian soil from Boribunder to Thane on April 16, 1853, he said.
The exhibition was inaugurated by Deepak Krishan, General Manager, Southern Railway, on April 13 at Chennai Central Railway Station, he said.
The philatelic exhibition on wheels covering eight major stations was being organised for the first time in the history of Indian Railways with huge number of exhibits on a single subject by an individual.
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