Porbandar State Railway

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Porbandar State Railway
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Line of route
Jamjodhpur to Porbandar
Gauge / mileage
Metre gauge 41 miles (1922)
1888 Opened to traffic
Key locations
Presidency Bombay
Stations Jamjodhpur, Porbandar
System agency
1888 Bhavnagar-Gondal-Junagad-Porbandar Railway
1919 Gondal Railways
How to interpret this infobox

The Porbandar State Railway (PSR) was a metre gauge line owned by the Princely Porbandar State and intially worked by the Bhavnagar-Gondal-Junagad-Porbandar Railway(BGJPR).

From 1911 until 1919 it was worked jointly with Gondal State thus forming the Gondal-Porbandar Railway

From 1919 it was worked by Gondal Railways(GSR) until 1948 when it became part of the newly formed Saurashtra Railway.


An on-line search of the India Office Records (IOR) records held at the British Library relating to this railway [1] gives the following:-

  • L/PS/10/257; “ File 1073/1912 Railways: Native States; Gondal-Porbandar State Railway”; 1912-19
  • R/2/635/288 ; “File 1933 C/589-A Gondal-Porbandar-Grant of running powers to thePorbandar State railway over the Gondal Rly.”; 1933


  1. “British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue” - Search; Retrieved 11 Apr 2016