Amritsar-Patti Railway

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Amritsar-Patti Railway
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Line of route
Amritsar - Patti - Kasur
Gauge / mileage
Broad gauge 54 miles
1906 Sept Amritsar - Tarn Taran, 15 miles, opened
1906 Dec Tarn Tazran - Patti, 12 miles, opened
1910 Apr Patti - Kasur extension, 27 miles,opened
Key locations
Presidency Bengal
Stations Amritsar, Patti, Kasur
System agency
Worked by North Western Railway
How to interpret this infobox

Amritsar-Patti Railway

The Amritsar Patti Railway Company Limited was a Private Company incorporated on 12 April 1905.

The 27 mile(43km) broad gauge(BG) from Amritsar to Patti opened in 1906 and worked by North Western Railway(NWR). In 1910 the line was extended to Kasur bringing the line length to 54 Miles(86km) [1]


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/F/8/18/1409 “Amritsar Patti Railway Company Limited, Agreement modifying terms as to dates for making up accounts; 1915"
  • L/F/7/2206 “Collection 370/50: Railways: Miscellaneous: Terms of working the Indian States Railway; purchase of the Amritsar-Patti Railway; 1934"

Further Information

See North Western Railway