Nagda-Muttra State Railway

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Spelling Note – Muttra has the modern name Mathura which is used in some documents and records.

The Nagda-Muttra State Railway was a broad gauge(BG) State railway, forming a branch of the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway(BB&CIR) network from Nagda to Muttra; 339 miles(542km) [1]

The line connected to the BB&CIR Godhra-Ratlam-Nagda Railway Section at Nagda opened 1907-8, running almost due north to Kotah, through Central India and the Rajputana States to Muttra [2].

At Muttra the line connected to the Agra-Delhi Chord Railway, worked by the Great Indian Peninsula Railway(GIPR) and opened a shorter route between Bombay and Delhi.

Further information

See page BB&CIR Network - Lines owned and worked


  1. “Administration Report on Railways 1918” page 13 pdf page 22; Retrieved 4 Nov 2016
  2. “Bridges on the Northern Section of the Nagda-Muttra State Railway“ by John Kerr Robertson, ICE Minutes of the Proceedings, Volume 193, Issue 1913, 01 January 1913 , pages 331 –346; only page 331 available on-line; Retrieved 4 Nov 2016