Chheoki, Central Ordnance Factory Railway

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Chheoki, Central Ordnance Depot Railway

The Chheoki Central Ordnance Depot was under the control of the 'Ordnance Department', part of the military responsible for the supply of weapons and ammunition.

Cheoki is at a distance of 10 km from Allahabad junction and was the location of one of the 'Central Ordnance Depots', still existin today. It is not known when this depot was established..

The records show that in 1942 the Depot was supplied by a 60cm narrow gauge(NG) locomotive. Why the 60 cm gauge was used is not known and the is unknown [1].

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 IA16 page ....