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1855 The Bombay, Baroda, and Central India Railway (BB&CI) was a company incorporated to construct a railway line between Bombay and Vadodara in India.
1860 Received Government Guarantee
1864 The Bombay-Surat-Baroda-Ahmedabad route was completed. Total mileage=306.
1867 The first suburban railway in India was started by BB&CI, operating between Virar and Colaba, a station in Bombay Backbay.
1875 430 miles in operation
1885 461 miles in operation
1905 December 31st Ownership of the BBCIR passed to the Government of India and a new company formed to manage the BBCIR under a contract agreed in 1907 and revised in 1913.
Management of the BBCIR passed to the Government of India on 1 January 1942.