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)
Timeline
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]

Records

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

References

  1. "Administration Report on the Railways in India – corrected up to 31st March 1918"; Superintendent of Government Printing, Calcutta; page 195; Retrieved 9 Feb 2016
  2. “British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue” - Search; Retrieved 10 Apr 2016