The Eastern Punjab Railway was the successor of the North Western State Railway in East Punjab after the partition of India. In 1952, Northern Railway was formed with a portion of East Indian Railway Company, Jodhpur Railway, north-west of Mughalsarai, Bikaner Railway and Eastern Punjab Railway.
|Eastern Punjab Railway|
|Predecessor||North Western State Railway|
|Successor||North Western Railway|
On that day the Indian portion of tile North-Western was constituted into Eastern Punjab Railway, and the parts of the Bengal- Assam in the province of Assam were formed Into Assam Railway.
It comprises the whole of the former North-Western system of British India except the lines in the south-eastern Punjab, now the Eastern Punjab Railway of India.