Danta Tank Construction Tramway

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Danta Tank Construction Tramway

In 1871-72 the Indian Army built a 'Tank' (see definition) at Danta, the capital of the Princely State of Danta [1]

The records show that a tramway of unknown gauge was used for carrying stone and lime for the project [2].

No further information has been found.

Definition: Tank - An irrigation tank or tank is an artificial reservoir of any size. They are mainly found in India [3]


  1. Wikipedia "Danta State"; Retrieved 7 Dec 2017
  2. “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 IA22 page ....
  3. Wikipedia "Irrigation Tank"; Retrieved 7 Dec 2017