Bezwada-Masulipatam Railway

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Bezwada-Masulipatam Railway
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Line of route
Bezwada to Masulipatam
Gauge / mileage
Metre gauge 52 miles (1909)
Timeline
1908 Feb Bezwada to Masulipatam, 50 miles, section opened
1909 Jan Extension to Masulipatam Port, 2 miles, opened
Key locations
Presidency Madras (Presidency)
Stations Bezwada , Masulipatam,
System agency
District Board Railway; worked by Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway
How to interpret this infobox

Bezwada-Masulipatam Railway

The Kistna District Board raised funds to construct the branch feeder line from Bezwada to Masulipatam to connect with the Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway(M&SMR). [1]

The line was completed in 1908, worked by M&MSR. Extended in 1909 to Masulipatam Port (tidal lock in the mouth of the River Krishna on the Bay of Bengal.)

References

  1. " Administration Report on the Railways in India – corrected up to 31st March 1918"; Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta; page 87; Retrieved 30 Jan 2016