Howrah Mills Co Ltd Railway

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Howrah Mills Co Ltd Railway

The 'Howrah Mills Co Ltd' was established in 1890, operated a Jute Mill at Howrah [1].

The Managing Agent in 1917 is recorded as 'Howeson Brothers Ltd' and the 'Number of Looms' as 1663 [2].

The records indicate that a metre gauge(MG) system was operational at the mill [1].

No further information has been found.


  1. 1.0 1.1 “Industrial Railways and Locomotives of India and South Asia” compiled by Simon Darvill. Published by ‘The Industrial Railway Society’ 2013. ISBN 978 1 901556 82-7. Available at Reference: Entry WB44 page ....
  2. FIBIS "Jute Growing - A List of Jute Mills in India"