Kilburn & Co

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Kilburn & Co

'Kilburn & Co' was a Managing Agent established in the late 1861 by E B Kilburn. By 1923 their office was at 25 Swallow Lane, Calcutta. Their UK based company was 'Kilburn, Brown & Co', London. Their interests were in tea, river steamers and electricity generation industry. They were Agents for motor vehicles and agricultural machinery manufacturers [1].

Tea Gardens

The following Tea Gardens where tramways have been identified are listed on FIBIS page 'Assam Tea Industry' as having 'Kilburn & Co' as Managing Agent:-

  • 'Assam Co Ltd' with a number of Tea Gardens in the Sibsar District, all served by 2ft/610mm narrow gauge(NG) railways


  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 WB94 page ....