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In 1920, with the Indian railway network having expanded to 61,220 km  a need for central management was mooted by :

 A.

Sir William Acworth

 B.

Lord Curzon

 C.

Robert Maitland Brereton

 D.

Langley Churley

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Solution:
Option(A) is correct

In 1920, with the Indian railway network having expanded to 61,220 km a need for central management was mooted by Sir William Acworth.

Based on the East India Railway Committee chaired by Acworth, the government took over the management of the Railways and detached the finances of the Railways from other governmental revenues.


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