Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Western Rajputana State Railway

From Graces Guide

The Ajmer-Ahmadabad line connecting with the Rajputana State Railway at Ajmer

1869 The Rajputana Railway company was formed and initially was divided into two districts under Superintending Engineers: Major F. W. Peile for the Agra District (Agra-Ajmer line) and W. C. Furnivall for the Delhi District (Delhi to the junction of the two districts.

1879 The Ajmer-Beawar section opened. The Western Rajputana State Railway consisted of 82 miles of line.

1881 January 1st. The completed line from Ahmedabad to Delhi opened. On this day the railway was merged in to the Rajputana State Railway

Later grouped into the Rajputana-Malwa Railway

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