Jagadhri Light Railway

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The Jagadhri Light Railway was a privately owned enterprise (by the Raja family of Jagadhri ) named the "Jagadhri Light Railway Company Limited ".

The 2ft/610mm narrow gauge(NG) line opened in 1911 between the mainline railway station at Jagadhri(Yamunanagar) to Matka Chowk (Gaushala) in old Jagadhri town , a distance of 3 miles(5 km). [1] [2]

The line closed in 1950 when it stopped operations.

References

  1. "Administration Report on the Railways in India – corrected up to 31st March 1918"; Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta; page 247; Retrieved 6 Feb 2016
  2. Punjab and Jalandhar Infomation "Light Railway of Jagadhri - Centenary in 2011", 6 Dec 2010; Retrieved 14 Jan 2016