Bauria, Fort Gloster Jute Mill Railway

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Bauria, Fort Gloster Jute Mill Railway

The 'Fort Gloster Industries Ltd', a Jute Mill at Bauria, Howrah District was established by 'Macallister & Co' in 1873; it was taken over by 'Kettlewell, Bullen & Co' in 1879. In 1907 it was operating with 870 looms [1].

The records indicate that the mill was connected by a 3 mile(5km) south bound branch, of unknown gauge, to the East Indian Railway(EIR) between Bauria and Chengail stations [1].

No further information has been found.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 “Industrial Railways and Locomotives of India and South Asia” compiled by Simon Darvill. Published by ‘The Industrial Railway Society’ 2013. ISBN 978 1 901556 82-7. Available at http://irsshop.co.uk/India. Reference: Entry WB42 page ....