Malwa Section BB&CIR Main Line

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Malwa Section BB&CIR Main Line

Metre gauge(MG) line, first section, originally named the Holkar State Railway opened 1874 from Khanwa to Sanawad; linking to the Scindia-Neemuch Railway from Indore [1].

Reaching Neemuch in 1880; linking to the Neemuch Nasirabad State Railway reaching Nasirabad in 1881 joining to the Nasirabad-Ajmer section that had opened in 1876; total length 392 miles(627km)[1].

All these railways merged to form Rajputana-Malwa State Railway(RMR) in 1882.

In 1900 the RMR was merged to form the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway and became the Malwa Section of the BB&CIR MG Main Line. Later becoming the MG Ratlam Division of BB&CIR.

Further Information

See Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway

and Bombay, Baroda & Central India Railway Network - Lines owned and worked

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 “Administration Report on Railways 1918” Page 22 (pdf 30) ; Retrieved 4 Nov 2016