The Nepal-Janakpur Railway, otherwise known as the Janakpur Railway was opened in 1928. The line is a 2ft 6in/762mm narrow gauge(NG) railway.  The line connects Jaynagar (India) to Janakpur( Nepal), a distance of 32km, an important nepalese pilgrimage site, about 100 km south-east of Kathmandu. 
From Janakpur the line continues a further 21km to Bijalpura.
The operating company "Transport Corporation of Nepal - Janakpur Railway" was renamed to "Nepal Railways Corporation Ltd." in 2004, but is still a state-owned enterprise.