Ahmedabad-Dholka Railway

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Ahmedabad-Dholka Railway
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Line of route
Ahmedabad to Dholka
Gauge / mileage
Metre gauge 33 miles(1905)
Timeline
1901 Formed
1902/3 Opened to traffic
Key locations
Presidency Bombay
Stations
System agency
Worked by Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway
How to interpret this infobox

Ahmedabad-Dholka Railway, a private Company registered 1901; Metre gauge(MG) line, 33 miles(53km) opened 1903 from Saharmati to Dholka; worked as part of BB&CIR network [1].

The line was later extended to Dhandhuka and an end-on junction with the Bikaner State Railway [1].

Records

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 [2] gives the following: -

  • L/AG/46/20 "Records relating to Ahmadabad-Dholka Railway; 1901-1908”

Further Information

See Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway

and Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway Network - Lines owned and worked

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 “Administration Report on Railways 1918” Pages 24-25(pdf 33-34) ; Retrieved 4 Nov 2016
  2. “British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue” - Search; Retrieved Jan 2016