Robert Atwell Way

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Robert Atwell Way was trained at the Royal Indian Engineering College, Cooper’s Hill, Surrey England.

Railway Achievements

  • Appointed by the Government of India to investigate several railway projects[3].
    • Assam-Burma Connection Railway was surveyed by R A Way and reported in 1896 on three possible routes:-
      • Coast Route - Chittagong on the Assam-Bengal Railway along the Arakan coast and over the An Pass to the Chindwin river in Burma;
      • Manipur Route - From the neighbourhood of Lumding on the Assam-Bengal Railway, by way of Manipur, into tho Kubaw valley at Taromu, and thence, crossing the Chindwin river near Yuwa, to a junction with the Mu Valley Railway in Burma near Wuntho.
      • Hukoig Valley Route - From Ledo on the Dibrugarh-Sadiya Railway in the north- east corner of Assam, via the Hukong Valley, to a junction with the Mu Valley Railway in the neighbourhood of Mogaung.