British Railway Service To Be Named After Nepali Tul Bahadur Pun

The Great Western Railway honors VC Tul Bahadur Pun by renaming their service after him.

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Late VC Tul Bahadur Pun
Late VC Tul Bahadur Pun

A British railway service has declared to name their service after late Victoria Cross winner, Tul Bahadur Pun.

The Great Western Railway, which operates in the western part of the UK, has proclaimed that it will rename a service connecting different cities after Victoria Cross Pun. The railway service will be named in honor of Tul Bahadur Pun.

According to British media, the Great Western Railway had announced to rename the service on the mark of 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.

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Tul bahdur was only 21 when he received the Victoria Cross in World War II. He was awarded with this honor in 1944 for his bravery and courage during a battle on a railway bridge in Burma during World War II.

Pun, who was born in March 1923 in Badurak village of Begkhola, Myagdi was recruited to the British army at the age of 20. He died on April 20, 2011, at the age of 90.

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