Gaekwar's Petlad Railway

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The Gaekwar's Petlad Railway was opened in May 1890 between Petlad and Anand, a distance of 13 miles(21km). It was a broad gauge(BG) line and worked by Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway(BB&CIR). [1] [2]

The railway was owned by by the Princely Baroda State. [1]

In 1901 extensions were added bringing the track length to 32 miles(51km) and the entire line was worked by BB&CIR. At about this time it was renamed the Petlad-Cambay Railway

Further Information

See Petlad-Cambay Railway


  1. 1.0 1.1 " Administration Report on the Railways in India – corrected up to 31st March 1918"; Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta; page 17; Retrieved 17 Jan 2016
  2. "The India List and India Office List 1905" Page 412; Retrieved 11 Dec 2015