Junagadh State Railway

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Junagadh State Railway
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Line of route
Jetalsar to Veraval
Gauge / mileage
Metre gauge 140 miles (1922)
229 miles (1944)
Timeline
1888 First section opened to traffic
Key locations
Presidency Bombay
Stations Jetalsar, Juniagarh, Kutiyana, Veraval
System agency
1888 Bhavnagar-Gondal-Junagad-Porbandar Railway
1911 Own agency
How to interpret this infobox

The Junagadh State Railway (JunSR) was a metre gauge(MG) railway owned by the Princely Junagadh State and intially worked by the Bhavnagar-Gondal-Junagad-Porbandar Railway [1]

From 1911 the JunSR worked itself as an independent system, owned by the Junagadh Durbar, until 1948 when it became part of the Saurashtra Railway.

Records

An on-line search of the India Office Records (IOR) records held at the British Library relating to this railway [2] gives the following:-

  • R/1/1/4784(1) and (2); "File 110-IB(C)/1935 Proposed taking over of management of the Jetalsar-Rajkot Railway by the Junagadh State Railway from the Gondal Railway"; 1935

This record requires examination to determine if the Junagadh State Railway were sucessful in the takeover of the management of Jetalsar-Rajkot Railway

References

  1. "Administration Report on the Railways in India – corrected up to 31st March 1918"; Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta; page 193; Retrieved 7 Feb 2016
  2. “British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue” - Search; Retrieved 7 Apr 2016