Champdani, Northbrook Jute Mill Railway

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Champdani, Northbrook Jute Mill Railway

The 'Northbrook Jute Mill Co Ltd' at Champdani, Hooghly District was a jute mill for which 'Bird & Company' was the Managing Agent. In 1917 it operated 544 looms [1].

The records show that a 2ft/610mm narrow gauge(NG) railway was in operation at this site.

No further information has been found.

References

  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 http://irsshop.co.uk/India. Reference: Entry WB38 page ....