Jullundur-Doab Railway

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Jullundur-Doab Railway
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Line of route
Jullundur -Ferozepore
Gauge / mileage
Broad gauge 180 miles (1914)
1912 Jullundur to Lohian Khas, 29 miles opened
1913 Phillaur branch from Lohian Khas, 39 miles opened
1914 Lohian Khas to Ferozepore connected
1914 Jullundur to Nakodar branch, 19 miles opened
Key locations
Presidency Bengal
Stations Jullundur, Lohian Khas, Ferozepore,
System agency
Owned and managed by Southern Punjab Railway
Part of North Western Railway network
How to interpret this infobox

The Jullundur Doab Extension Railway was a broad gauge(BG) line constructed, worked and maintained by the Southern Punjab Railway as part of the North Western Railway network. The first section from Jullundur opened in 1912, with direct connection to Ferozepore in 1914. [1] [2]

A BG branch line, the Jullundur-Nakodar Chord Railway was opened in 1914 from Jullundur to Nakodar.


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 [3] gives the following: -

  • L/F/8/17/1281 “Southern Punjab Railway Company Limited, Contract as to construction of the Jullundur-Nakodar Chord Railway as part of the Jullundur-Doab Railway; 1913”

Further Information

See Southern Punjab Railway
and North Western Railway – Lines Worked