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Questions 31 – 35

Complete the sentences below

Write ONE WORD ONLY for each answer

31. Indian Railways is owned and  by the government of India.

32. There are more than  million people working for Indian Railways

33. The  of the railways from 1857 occurred under Robert Maitland Brereton.

34. The joining of the East Indian Railway with the Great Indian Peninsula Railway led to a network of  kilometres.

35. The route from Bombay to Calcutta, opened in 1870, was an  for the book Around the World in 80 days.


Questions 36-40

Complete the table below

Write NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each answer

Period Situation
1875 - 1899

The network radiated inward from (36)  , Madras, and Calcutta

1900 - 1906

It was not long before various independent kingdoms had their own (37) .


1907 - 1919

When the war finished the railways were suffering from (38) and


1920 - 1938

Between 1920 and 1929, the railways had a (39)  of around £687 million


1939 - 1946

The rolling stock that was moved to the Middle East included locomotives and (40)  .


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