Nowshera-Durgai Railway

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Nowshera-Durgai Railway
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Line of route
Nowshera to Durgai
Gauge / mileage
Narrow (2' 6") gauge 40 miles (1905)
Key locations
Presidency Bengal
System agency
Worked by North Western Railway
How to interpret this infobox

The Nowshera-Durgai Railway was a military, 2ft 6in/762mm narrow gauge(NG) line that branched off the North Western Railway(NWR) main line from Rawalpindi to Peshawar and the Khyber Pass. The line from Nowshera to Durgai, a length of 40 miles (64km) opened in 1901. [1]

Further Information

See North Western Railway


  1. " Administration Report on the Railways in India – corrected up to 31st March 1918"; Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta; page 129; Retrieved 10 Feb 2016