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International Journal of Research in Social Sciences
Year : 2020, Volume : 10, Issue : 2
First page : ( 212) Last page : ( 226)
Online ISSN : 2249-2496.

Railway Transportation Technology in Colonial Madras City; (1895 – 1947)

Kumari Poonam

Research Scholar (NET Qualified), Department of History, Veer Kunwar Singh University, Ara (India)

Online published on 20 November, 2021.


Transport is the one of the essential thing to determine the country development.Anattempt has been made to analyze and investigate the transportation development of colonial Madras. Especially railway transportation. On the whole, Madras having an excellent record of the development of transport when compare with other cities in India. Colonialism was the representative of the modern trade development in the west relocated in the east. This paper covers the special emphasis on the related aspects of the transport in the colonial Madras and also deduces some conclusions and suggestions on certain issues of the matter deals with the earlier studies in this area.This study reveals that Madrascityhas witnessed a model for the evaluation of transport and communication.



Railway, Transportation Technology, Colonialism and Madras.


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