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Frontier Mail



Frontier Mail is one of the oldest trains running in India. This train was the replacement to the earlier Bombay-Peshawar mail. The Frontier Mail was started is year 1928. This train is having one of the oldest and longest rail networks which are still used in India. Its final destination was Peshawar (which is now a city in Pakistan) before the partition of India. After the partition this train started running between Amritsar and Bombay (Now Mumbai). It covers up its present day journey in 32 hours passing by 33 halts.
The Frontier Mail got its name since Peshawar was close to frontier of British India in those days. In the year 1930, The Times of London described it as the "one of the most famous express trains within the British Empire." This train was claimed to be the fastest long-distance train. This train got its air-cooled coaches in the year 1934.

In year 1996, this train was renamed to "Golden Temple Mail".
 
 
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