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World Heritage Day 2022: Watch heritage run by 105 years old Narrow Guage Steam Loco 794B

It was originally made by Baldwin Loco Works, Philadelphia, US, in 1917. This loco 794-B was in active service on Darjeeling Himalayan Railway till the 1990s. Later it was converted into an oil-fired one.

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Monday, April 18, 2022, 11:25 PM IST

World Heritage Day 2022: Watch heritage run by 105 years old Narrow Guage Steam Loco 794B  | File Photo
World Heritage Day 2022: Watch heritage run by 105 years old Narrow Guage Steam Loco 794B | File Photo
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Every year on April 18, the United Nations commemorates orld Heritage Day with an aim to create awareness about the dying cultures, and rich cultural diversity. The day also focuses on solutions through which one can preserve the ancient culture. In order to create awareness about monuments, sites, and dying cultures of nations, UNESCO announced April 18 as World Heritage Day.

On this occasion, 105 years old Narrow Guage Steam Loco 794B completed heritage run today at Neral on central railway.

It was originally made by Baldwin Loco Works, Philadelphia, US, in 1917. This loco 794-B was in active service on Darjeeling Himalayan Railway till 1990s. Later it was converted it into oil-fired one.

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Published on: Monday, April 18, 2022, 11:25 PM IST