Plassey, Ramnager Sugar Factory Railway

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Plassey, Ramnager Sugar Factory Railway

The 'Ramnager Cane and Sugar Company Ltd' opened a sugar factory in 1937-38 at Plassey, Nadia District [1].

The records show that a 2ft/610mm narrow gauge(NG) was operational at this factory[1].

The factory was reported to be in a very run-down condition in 2006, as seen from the photographs[2] and YouTube video by Rob Dickinson [3]. There was no evidence of any NG reailway in use only a few Steam Stationary Engines dating from c.1937.

No further information has been found.


  1. 1.0 1.1 “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 Reference: Entry WB123 page ....
  2. "International Steam Locomotives"Khaitan Sugar Factory"; Retrieved 9 Oct 2017
  3. YouTube "Khaitan Sugar Mill, West Bengal, India 2006"; Retrieved 9 Oct 2017