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First Steam Locomotive of India

2023-11-01 Wed

On This Day in 1950, the First Indigenous Steam Engine from Chitranjan Rail Factory was railed out.

First steam locomotive dedicated to the nation by Former President Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

The Loco Building Factory was renamed after the great Patriot, Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das.

Date Of Issue: 16th April 1953

Size: 41x25 mm

Watermark: Star of India Multiple (Up)

Emission: Commemorative

Perforation: comb 14

Printing: Photogravure

Face Value: 2 A –Indian Anna