|Line of route|
|Ahmadpur to Katwa|
|Gauge / mileage|
|2' 6" NG||32 miles|
|1917||Opened to traffic|
|1917||McLeod's Light Railways|
|1966||Eastern Railway (IR zone)|
|How to interpret this infobox|
The Ahmadpur-Katwa Railway (AKR) was a 2ft 6in/762mm narrow gauge(NG) line, 32 miles(51km), constructed by Ahmadpur-Katwa Railway Company, and operated as part of McLeod's Light Railways, opening to traffic on 29 September 1917.
The 1918 Administration Report on Indian Railways shows that the working/operating agency was the Ahmadpur-Katwa Railway Company. 
The ‘Statistics of Working’ from 1917-18 show the year-by-year financial results through to 1936-37 .
In 1966, ownership of the AKR, together with its sister line, the Burdwan-Katwa Railway, was transferred to a zone of Indian Railways, Eastern Railway, which continues to operate the BKR as a narrow-gauge operation.
Classified in 1926 and in 1942 as a Class III railway system.
Refer to FIBIS Fact File #4: “Research sources for Indian Railways, 1845-1947” - available from the Fibis shop. This Fact File contains invaluable advice on 'Researching ancestors in the UK records of Indian Railways' with particular reference to the India Office Records (IOR) held at the British Library
An on-line search of the IOR records relating to this railway  gives the following: -
- L/F/8/20/1656 “Ahmadpur-Katwa Railway, Contract for construction of a railway”
- " Administration Report on the Railways in India – corrected up to 31st March 1918"; Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta; page 205; Retrieved 29 Jan 2016
- US Archive .org pdf download of ‘History Of Indian Railways, constructed and in progress’, 31 March 1937 by ‘The Government of India - Railway Department’ page .......pdf...... ; Retrieved 26 Jul 2020
- “British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue” - Search; Retrieved 20 Jan 2016