Railway to a place of evil memory

A railway has been opened through the Khyber Pass—a place of evil memory to British troops and a nightmare to India. The railway is 27 miles long from the entrance to the Pass to a valley near Londi Khotal. There are 32 tunnels, and the steepest gradient is one over 25. The old military problems of India and Afghanistan are now altered.

Source: Gloucester Journal, Saturday 7 November 1925

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