The Allahabad-Fyzabad Railway was opened in 1905 and included the Curzon Bridge, Allahabad over the river Ganges. This line and bridge were constructed by State Railways and connected to the East Indian Railway(EIR) to the south of the river Ganges and a junction to the O&RR mainline. Thus providing a direct link from Allahbad to Lucknow and the hill stations beyond. .
Oudh and Rohilkhand RailwayO&RR were given operating rights of this line.