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« on: Tuesday 08 May 18 18:28 BST (UK) »
This has appeared before  but not specifically . Can anyone tell me what this says? Many thanks, Toby.

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« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 08 May 18 18:58 BST (UK) »
This has appeared before  but not specifically . Can anyone tell me what this says? Many thanks, Toby.

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« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 08 May 18 19:12 BST (UK) »
It was in connection with
"India. Kalka to Shimla Railway" last aired on 26 Jan. 2018/
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« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 08 May 18 21:02 BST (UK) »
I don't even know what language that is, but there is a very good Android app which allows you to take a photograph of a sign and then it will try and translate the sign into English.

If anybody is that interested I'll try and find the name of it, but it worked very well in Croatia three or four years ago for me. 

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Re: Sign
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 08 May 18 21:10 BST (UK) »
Platform 1,  ;D

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« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 08 May 18 21:43 BST (UK) »
Here is the link to the other topic

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=786459.msg6417182#msg6417182.

It is at the apex of the gable end of the roof.

There is a similar sign in the same place on an image of Summer hills accomodation, another station on the line.

It seems to be Hindi Sanskrit, maybe adding sanskrit to the title of the post will catch someone’s eye

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« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 09 May 18 13:01 BST (UK) »
      I had hoped for something more revealing than 'Platform 1'. However in the event that may indicate direction of the photo. Does anyone know if 'Platform 1's  were consistently on the up or down line?
     I have enlarged the station sign as best I can and so perhaps our language experts can make some thing of the Hindi inscription. T

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« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 09 May 18 14:11 BST (UK) »
टी  is probably hindi.  The sound is 'ti' .  Although it isn't the hindi word for tea, might it indicate a tea room?

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