Maniara Tank Construction Railway

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Maniara Tank Construction Railway

The 'Maniara Tank Construction Railway' is an artificial irrigation resevoir [1] in Maniari Division, 25 miles(40km) north-westward of Bilaspur, Chattisgarh [2].

The Tank was constructed during the 1920's by the Central Provinces Public Works Department and the records show that 2ft/610mm narrow gauge(NG) locomotives 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 Reference: Entry CT04 pages 131-132