The Cawnpore-Kalpi-Jhansi Railway opened in 1886 by Indian Midland Railway(IMR) but a direct link to Bombay could not be established until the completion of the Yamuna Bridge at Kalpi in 1888.
The Indian Midland Railway(IMR) amalgamated into Great Indian Peninsula Railway(GIPR) in 1900.
- Hugh Lewin Monk,1884 April, deployed from the Railway Branch of the Public Works Department to the Cawnpore-Kalpi Division. In August 1884 the construction of the Kalpi Bridge was added to his duties and in 1885 December the Kalpi-Jhansi Division. He remained attached to the Cawnpore-Kalpi-Jhansi Railway until March 1887.
- ↑ Google Books "Planning & Development of an Industrial Town: A Study of Kanpur",page 38 by Surendra Nath Singh;Retrieved 10 Dec 2015