Indian Railway Buildings

Indian Railway Buildings : Heritage, History & Beyond Book

Indian Railway Buildings : Heritage, History & Beyond

By Vinoo Mathur

Category: Architecture Books
MRP: 2500

From imposing railway terminuses in Indian cities to picturesque stations in small towns, the romance of the railways still remains. Indian Railway Buildings takes the reader on a fascinating journey through some of the most iconic railway buildings in India—buildings that were, and still are, landmark structures.

Featuring historic information and many rare photographs about the construction of these structures, the author reveals interesting and little-known aspects about the heritage railway buildings of India, such as Bengal Nagpur Railway House. It is the oldest and one of the finest classical revival buildings of the Indian Railways, and is said to have been home to Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Oudh while he was in exile in Garden Reach, Kolkata. 

Focusing on the structures built during the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries, this book highlights the historical and architectural features of a significant number of railway buildings that were constructed during the days of the British Raj in India.

Extensively researched and packed with historical facts, this book is a treasure for all those who love to travel or explore the styles and designs of buildings from the comfort of their homes. Rediscover the romance of the railways on a journey with Indian Railway Buildings: Heritage, History and Beyond…

Format: Hardback with dust jacket
Size: 228 x 228mm; 356pp
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