Eastern Punjab Railway

The Eastern Punjab Railway was the successor of the North Western State Railway in East Punjab after the partition of India.[1][2] In 1952, Northern Railway was formed with a portion of East Indian Railway Company, north-west of Mughalsarai, Jodhpur Railway, Bikaner Railway and Eastern Punjab Railway.[3]

Eastern Punjab Railway
IndustryRailways
PredecessorNorth Western State Railway
SuccessorNorth Western Railway
Headquarters
Area served
East Punjab
ServicesRail transport

References

  1. ^ Reed, Sir Stanley (1949). The Times of India Directory and Year Book. Times of India Press. Retrieved 26 November 2016. 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.
  2. ^ Directory of Railway Officials & Yearbook. Tothill Press. 1954. p. 114. 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.
  3. ^ "Geography – Railway Zones". IRFCA. Retrieved 26 February 2014.
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Bardhaman–Asansol section

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Chandigarh–Sahnewal line

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Delhi–Fazilka line

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Gaya–Mughalsarai section

The Gaya–Mughalsarai section is a railway line connecting Gaya and Mughalsarai. This 197-kilometre (122 mi) track is part of the Grand Chord, Howrah-Gaya-Delhi line and Howrah-Allahabad-Mumbai line. This section includes Arrah-Sasaram and Son Nagar branch lines. It is under the jurisdiction of East Central Railway.

Jalandhar–Jammu line

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Ludhiana–Fazilka line

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Ludhiana–Jakhal line

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"Little" North Western Railway (NWR), a British railway company from 1848 to 1879

North Western Railway (fictional), the railway company featured in The Railway Series and Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends

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Chicago & North Western Railway, a previous name of the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company, an American railway company from 1859-1995

First North Western, former British passenger train company; originally known as North Western Trains

London and North Western Railway, a British railway company from 1846 to 1922; ancestor of today's West Coast Main Line

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