Octavius Steel & Co Ltd

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Octavius Steel & Co Ltd

'Octavius Steel & Co Ltd' was a Managing Agent established in 1907 Their main office was at 14 Old Court House Street, Calcutta. Their UK based company was of the same name based in London. Their interests were in tea, sugar and coal [1].

The 'Octavius Steel & Co Ltd' also promoted the Dehri Rohtas Tramway Company which became the Dehri-Rohtas Light Railway

Tea Gardens

The following Tea Gardens where tramways have been identified are listed on FIBIS page 'Assam Tea Industry' as having 'Octavius Steel & Co Ltd' as Managing Agent:-

  • 'Bazalone Tea Co Ltd'
  • 'Derby Tea Co Ltd'
  • 'Isa Bheel Tea Co Ltd'
  • 'Loobah Co'
  • 'Tilkah Tea Co Ltd'


  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 WB107 page ....