Sangli State Railway

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The Sangli State Railway opened in 1907 as a short metre gauge(MG) 5 mile(8km) which opened in 1907. The Sangli Durbar funded the construction and the line was owned by the Princely Sangli State. The line was maintained and worked by Southern Mahratta Railway(SMR); which became Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway(M&MSR) in 1908. [1]

The line linked from Miraj Junction on the SMR network to Sangli which, with the opening of the railway, became an important trading centre. [2]

Further Information

See Southern Mahratta Railway until 1908, then Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway