Lucknow-Cawnpore Tramway

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The Lucknow-Cawnpore Tramway, 1862, is mentioned in the India Office Records (IOR) stated below. No further information has been found and the tramway was not constructed..


An on-line search of the India Office Records (IOR) records held at the British Library relating to this tramway [1] gives the following: -

  • Mss Eur F83/7, f418; “Letter from Wood to Elgin” with Contents note “Question of tramways; Wood has entrusted a Manchester Company with Nulhati-Murshidabad line but refused them Lucknow-Cawnpore line; they will only lay lines on existing roads and Wood is doubtful about scheme and how far horse and bullock vehicles can use remaining portion of road so close to locomotives;....”; 25 Oct 1862

These records have not been examined and may provide further information.