Lala Musa - Mayo Salt Mine Railway
Lala Musa - Mayo Salt Mine Railway also known as the Khewra Salt Mine Railway - see separate page
The 'Lala Musa - Mayo Salt Mine Railway' was a metre gauge(MG) Branch line constructed by the Punjab Northern State Railway(PNSR). In August 1878 orders were received to proceed with the works of this line on a project which had been prepared in the year 1872 .
Lala Musa was a station on the PNSR which from 1873 then had become a broad gauge (BG) railway. The Khewra Salt Mine, was also known as Mayo Salt Mine, in honour of Lord Mayo, who visited it as Viceroy of India. .
- British Library ‘India Office Records’ IOR/V/24/3590 ; "Public Works Department: Railways, 1876-79" which contains “Punjab State Railway Administration report of the Construction of the Railway from its commencement to the end of the Financial year 1878-79 (31st March 1879).” Para 43
- Wikipedia “Khewra Salt Mine” ; Retrieved 18 Nov 2018
- “Administration Report on Railways 1918” page 107(pdf116) ; Retrieved 18 Nov 2018
- “Administration Report on Railways 1918” page 108(pdf117) ; Retrieved 18 Nov 2018