East Coast State Railway

The East Coast State Railway was a railway company operating in India. It was a guaranteed company formed in 1890. It had a brief existence. The southern part of the East Coast State Railway (from Waltair to Vijayawada) was taken over by Madras Railway in 1901.[1]The northern part of the line was merged with Bengal Nagpur Railway in 1902.[2]

During the period 1893 to 1896, 1,287 km (800 mi) of the East Coast State Railway, from Vijayawada to Cuttack was built and opened to traffic. It included the line to Puri.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ "IR History: Part III (1900-1947)". IRFCA. Retrieved 2013-01-19.
  2. ^ "East Coast State Railway". fibis. Retrieved 2013-01-02.
  3. ^ "Major Events in the Formation of S.E. Railway". South Eastern Railway. Archived from the original on 2013-04-01. Retrieved 2013-01-02.
  4. ^ "History of Waltair Division". Mannanna.com. Retrieved 2013-01-02.
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