Kanchrapara Workshop celebrates 150th Anniversary

The Kanchrapara Railway Workshop of Eastern Railway is preparing to celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2013. The sesquicentenary celebrations of the workshop, one of the oldest in the country, will start from November, 2012 and continue for a year.

“In this connection, the workshop will be publishing a memorabilia. We would request all members of the general public who have documents, photographs or other items related to the workshop in their possession to come forward and share them with us. Those items with heritage value will be displayed in a befitting manner during the celebrations and due credit will be given to the owners. The workshop is one of the oldest establishments in the railways but continues to provide yeoman service till now”