Dhone-Kurnool State Railway

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The Dhone-Kurnool State Railway was a short 32 mile(51km) State owned metre gauge(MG) section opened 1909. Being worked by Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway(M&SMR) from 1911. The railway linked Kurnool to Dhone and was incorporated into the M&SMR network. [1]

Records

Refer to FIBIS Fact File #4: “Research sources for Indian Railways, 1845-1947” - available from the Fibis shop. This Fact File contains invaluable advice on 'Researching ancestors in the UK records of Indian Railways' with particular reference to the India Office Records (IOR) held at the British Library

An on-line search of the IOR records relating to this railway [2] gives the following: -

  • L/F/8/17/1260 “Southern Mahratta Railway Company Limited, Agreement to work and maintain the Dhone-Kurnool Railway; 1911”

Further Information

See Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway

References

  1. " Administration Report on the Railways in India – corrected up to 31st March 1918"; Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta; page 89-90; Retrieved 3 Feb 2016
  2. “British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue” - Search; Retrieved 22 Jan 2016