Benares City Branch Railway

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Benares City Branch Railway

The 2 miles long metre gauge line from Benares Cant. to Benares City was opened between 15 March to 1 April 1899 as the Benares City branch of the Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway(O&RR). O&RR was absorbed by the East Indian Railway(EIR) on 1 July 1925. [1] [2]

However this line was worked by the Bengal and North-Western Railway(B&NWR) and its successors from opening and was transferred to the North Eastern Railway on 27 February 1953.

External Links

"Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway" Wikipedia


  1. Graces Guide "Oudh and Rohilkhand Railway"; Retrieved 9 Dec 2015
  2. "Indian Railway Notes" by Keith Scholey; Retrieved 9 Dec 2015