Delhi-Ahmedabad BB&CIR Main Line

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Delhi-Ahmedabad BB&CIR Main Line

Metre gauge(MG) line, the first section, originally named the Rajputana State Railway opened 1873 from Delhi reaching Ahmedabad in 1879, 579 miles(926km); merged to form Rajputana-Malwa State Railway in 1882[1].

Becoming in 1900 the MG Main Line of Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway(BB&CIR); a further short link to the Ahmedabad-Dholka Railway was added in 1908. [1].

Finally, after further expansion, became named the 'Ratlam Division of BB&CIR' which operated the MG network of BB&CIR

Further Information

See Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway Network - Lines owned and worked

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 “Administration Report on Railways 1918” Page 22 (pdf 30) ; Retrieved 4 Nov 2016