Saurashtra Railway

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Saurashtra Railway

Upon the independence of India and the merger of various Princely States into the Union of India, it became necessary to merge various State Railways owned by these Princely States into one. As the various states of Saurahstra and Kathiawar were merged to make Saurashtra State. The Government of India, similarly merged the various State Railways of Gujarat into a separate entity called Saurashtra Railway [1]

The ‘Saurashtra Railway’ came into being in April, 1948 with the amalgamation of state railways [2] :-

amongst others


On 5 November 1951 the "Western Railway Zone" of Indian Railways was formed from the merger of [3]:-

References

  1. Wikipedia “Saurashtra Railway” ; Retrieved on 13 Dec 2016
  2. Pipavav Raiulway Corporation Ltd “Rainway in Saurashtra – A Historical Update” ; Retrieved on 13 Dec 2016
  3. Wikipedia "Western Railway Zone"; Retrieved on 13 Dec 2016