Dod-Ballapur

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The Yesvantpur Dod-Ballapur Railway was a section of 20 miles(32km), constructed by the Princely Mysore State Durbar as a metre gauge(MG) section of the ‘Mysore State Railway’. The section from Yesvantpur to Dod-Ballapur(see spelling note) opened in 1892

Spelling Note
Dod-Ballapur’ is the spelling given in the ‘Imperial Gazetteer of India’, v. 6, p. 366 [1], this we take to be the definitive spelling
‘Dodballapur’ is used in the 1918 ‘Administration Report for Railways’
‘Doddaballapur ‘ is the modern name


‘Dodballepur’ is incorrectly used in some records
  1. ‘,Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 6, p. 366.’ ); Retrieved 18 Feb 2018