Marala Sleeper Works Railway

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Marala Sleeper Works Railway

A sleeper treatment plant located at Marala on the banks of the Chenab River constructed and operated by the North Western Railway(NWR). The plant opened in 1917 and the records show it had 4 miles(6.4km) of 2ft 6in/762mm narrow gauge(NG) track and operated two locomotives and twenty wagons. The operations and equipment were transferred to the 'NWR Dhilwan Sleeper Works' [1] which commenced operations in 1923 [2].

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References

  1. “Industrial Railways and Locomotives of India and South Asia” compiled 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 PP07 page ....
  2. “Industrial Railways and Locomotives of India and South Asia” compiled 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 PB06 page ....