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Bengal Dooars Railway


Bengal Dooars Railway

Bengal Dooars Railway
Industry Railways
Founded 1894
Defunct 1941
Headquarters Domohani, British India
Area served North Bengal
Services Rail transport

The Bengal Dooars Railway (shortened BDR) was one of the pioneering railway companies that operated from 1894 to 1941, in Bengal province of British India, connecting the Dooars with its junction with Eastern Bengal Railway at Lalmonirhat with locations up to the foot of the Himalayas near the border with Bhutan.[1][2]


The Bengal Dooars Railway was formed in 1893 and amalgamated with the Eastern Bengal Railway in 1951.[1]


  1. ^ a b R.P.Saxena. "Indian Railway History timeline".  
  2. ^ "Bengal-Dooars Railway". fibis. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
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