Bengal Dooars Extensions Railways

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Bengal Dooars Extensions Railway

State funded metre gauge(MG) extension to Bengal Dooars Railway of 117 miles(187km) and passed to them on completion in 1898.


An on-line search of the India Office Records (IOR) records held at the British Library relating to this tramway [1] gives several entries, the most relevant as follows: -

  • L/F/8/15/1039; "The Bengal Dooars Railway Company Limited, Contract for the construction of certain extensions and the management and working of the company's railways Secretary of State";2 Mar 1898

Further Information

See Bengal Dooars Railway


  1. “British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue” - Search; Retrieved 2 Apr 2016