Netrakona-Mohanganj Railway

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The Netrakona–Mohanganj Railway was constructed between 1912 and 1918 by the Mymensingh-Bhairab Bazar Railway Company .

The metre gauge(MG) line was worked by the Assam Bengal Railway (ABR) [1] and was a section of the Mymensingh-Bhairab Bazar Railway.

The line was taken over by the government in 1948–49 and is now under the jurisdiction of Bangladesh Railway


Refer to FIBIS Fact File #4: “Research sources for Indian Railways, 1845-1947” - available from the Fibis shop. This Fact File contains invaluable advice on 'Researching ancestors in the UK records of Indian Railways' with particular reference to the India Office Records (IOR) held at the British Library

An on-line search of the IOR records relating to this railway [2] gives the following: -

  • L/F/8/20/1773 “Mymensingh-Bhairab Bazar Railway Company Limited and Assam-Bengal Railway Company Limited, Contract for apportionment of earnings from cross traffic to and from Netrakona-Mohanganj Railway; 1933"

Further information

See page Mymensingh-Bhairab Bazar Railway