1853 - No railway line in India.
1857 - Expansion of the railways started.
1879 - East Indian Railway Company
1891 - Bengal Nagpur Railway.
1984 - Kolkata became the first Indian city to get a metro rail system.
1985 - Steam locomotives phased out.
2002 - Delhi Metro.
2011 - Bangalore's Namma Metro.
2014 - Mumbai Monorail.