Kurung Tank Construction Railway

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Kurung Tank Construction Railway

The 'Kurung Tank' is an artificial irrigation resevoir [1] in Karung District, 15 miles(24km) north of Bilaspur, Chattisgarh [2].

The Tank was constructed from 1919 by the Central Provinces Public Works Department and the records show that three 2ft/610mm narrow gauge(NG) locomotives dating from 1918 were operating in the construction, the extent of ther track is unknown [2].


  1. Wikipedia "Irrigation Tank"; Retrieved 8 Feb 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 “Industrial Railways and Locomotives of India and South Asia” compliled by Simon Darvill. Published by ‘The Industrial Railway Society’ 2013. ISBN 978 1 901556 82-7. Available at http://irsshop.co.uk/India. Reference: Entry CT03 page 131