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Dholpur–Sarmathura Railway

Dholpur–Sarmathura Railway is a 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow-gauge railway in Dholpur. It was built by Dholpur State during British India. The route length from Sarmathura to Dholpur is 72 km and from Dholpur to Tantpur is 60 km.

Dholpur–Sarmathura Railway
A narrow gauge diesel locomotive
Narrow gauge train in Bari
LocaleDholpur, Rajasthan, India
TerminiDholpur Junction railway station
OwnerIndian Railways
Operator(s)Northern Central Railway
Line length72.6 km (45.1 mi)
Track gauge2 ft 6 in (762 mm)



Dholpur–Sarmathura Railway was sanctioned by the then Maharaja Ram Singh of the Dholpur State on December 14, 1905 and formally opened in February 1908.

The rail initially used steam locomotives, but later diesel locomotives are used.[1]

Conversion to broad gaugeEdit

The railway is under gauge conversion to 1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in) broad gauge. There is also a plan to connect the railway to Gangapur via Karauli.[2]

Narrow Gauge Ticket
Narrow Gauge
Steam Engine Narrow Gauge Train


  1. ^ Chauhan, Arvind (26 August 2015). "At Dholpur, the train arrives at your door". Times of India. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
  2. ^ Sharma, Manoj (17 July 2014). "धौलपुर में १२५ साल पुरानी नेरोगेज ट्रेन, सांसद ने मांगा हेरिटेज का दर्जा". (in Hindi). Retrieved 18 March 2016.

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