Guntur-Repalle Railway

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The Guntur-Repalle Railway was built and worked by the Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway(M&SMR) and the first section opened in 1914. The line ran from Guntur to Repalle

The Tenali-Repalle Railway section owned by Guntur District Board and opened in 1916.

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 [1] gives the following: -

  • L/F/8/17/1363 “Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway Company Limited, Contract for the construction and working of the Guntur-Tenali section of the Guntur-Repalle Railway; 1914”

Further Information

See Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway

References

  1. “British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue” - Search; Retrieved 23 Jan 2016