Rewarree

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Rewarree
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Presidency:
Coordinates: 28.18°N 76.62°E
Altitude: 245 m (804 ft)
Present Day Details
Place Name: Rewari
State/Province: Haryana
Country: India
Transport links
Rajputana-Malwa State Railway
Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway

Rewari was a major railway town in Gurgaon District, Punjab. The Rewari Steam Loco Shed was established in 1893. There was a high school.

It was one of those railway colonies along the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway whose Railway Institute dances were so well regarded that people would travel for up to six hours by train to attend.[1]

Military history

Battle of Rewarree 1857
Battle of Rewarree 1858

Spelling Variants

Modern name: Rewari
Variants: Rewarree/Rewaree

External links

  • "Rewari Town" Imperial Gazetteer of India, Volume 21, page 300.
  • "Not Running Out Of Steam" by Maninder Dabas 04, 2013 Friday Gurgaon. The Rewari Steam Loco Shed established in 1893, is now a museum.

References

  1. "The Anglo-Indian legacy saga" by R V Smith Nov 26 2015 The Statesman