People migrating through train.

Partition Museum

Partition Museum
Amritsar, India

Some of the most iconic photographs of the Partition show refugees traveling on train carriages. So large were the numbers of refugees that they had to find space to sit on roofs, in doorways and on the engines of both goods and passenger trains. Courtesy: “Refugee Travel between India and Pakistan”, The Railway Gazette, 24 October 1947.


  • Title: People migrating through train.

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