Mysore-Arsikere Railway

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Mysore-Arsikere Railway
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Line of route
Mysore to Arsikere
Gauge / mileage
Metre gauge 102 miles (1918)
1918 Opened to traffic
Key locations
Presidency Madras
Stations Arsikere, Hassan, Mysore
System agency
1918 Worked by Mysore State Railway
How to interpret this infobox

The Mysore-Arsikere Railway was a metre gauge(MG) line built to provide a more direct route towards Poona from Mysore rather than via Bangalore. The line was owned by the Princely Mysore State Durbar and worked as part of the Mysore State Railway. [1]


An on-line search of the India Office Records (IOR) records held at the British Library relating to this railway [2] gives the following:-

  • L/PS/11/99, P 4189/1915; “P 4189/1915 Jurisdiction over the Mysore-Hassan-Arsikere railway”; 21 Aug 1914-23 Nov 1915