Dhanbad, Jealgore Colliery Railway

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Dhanbad, Jealgore Colliery Railway

The 'Jealgore Colliery'was owned by the 'East India Coal Company' [1] with 'Jardine, Skinner & Co' as Managing Agents

The 'Jealgore Colliery' at Dhanbad, 8 km north of Jharia, and situated within Jharia Coal Field, was developed first to supply the railways. [2].

The record shows that a 2ft/610mm narrow gauge(NG) locomotive, dating from 1920 was working at this colliery [1].

No further information has been found.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 “Industrial Railways and Locomotives of India and South Asia” compliled 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 JH14 page 166
  2. Google Books “Natural Resources in Tropical Countries” by Jin-Bee Ooi, page 145; Retrieved 18 Feb 2017