Champdani, Dalhousie Jute Co Railway

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Champdani, Dalhousie Jute Co Railway

The 'Dalhousie Jute Co' at Champdani, Hooghly District was a jute mill for which 'Bird & Company' was the Managing Agent. In 1917 it operated 704 looms [1].

The records show that a 2ft 6in/762mm narrow gauge(NG) railway was in operation at this site. The mill was at the end of a 1¼ mile(2km) branch line between Banshberia and Tribeni stations on the broad gauge(BG) East Indian Railway(EIR)

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  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 Reference: Entry WB35 page ....