The Tarikere-Narasimharajapura Tramway was a 2ft/610mm narrow gauge(NG) line, completed in May 1917; owned and worked by the Mysore State Railway. The line linked Tarikere to Narasimharajapura, a length of 27 miles(42km) .
The tramway, with a length of 27 miles was reported still operational in 1948 .
The Tarikere-Narasimharajapura Tramway worked in conjunuction with the Tadasa-Hebbe Tramway , a 2ft/610mm narrow gauge(NG) line]], also owned and worked by Mysore State Railway; sanctioned for construction in August 1917 ; commissioned on February 5, 1921 and closed 1949 . The Tarikere-Narasimharajapura Tramway had seven intermediate stations, including Tadasa where there was a junction with the Tadasa-Hebbe Tramway .
Closure of the two Tramways
As a result of the construction and opening of theLakkavali Reservoir and irrigation project on the Bhadra River ( Bhadra reservoir)  the line was closed to traffic on 1 Jan 1949  and Narasimharajapura lost its connectivity when the project was taken up  .
For details and map for tramways in this region see Tramways in Mysore State
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