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.
Narrow gauge train in Bari
|Locale||Dholpur, Rajasthan, India|
|Termini||Dholpur Junction railway station|
|Operator(s)||Northern Central Railway|
|Line length||72.6 km (45.1 mi)|
|Track gauge||2 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.
Conversion to broad gaugeEdit
- Chauhan, Arvind (26 August 2015). "At Dholpur, the train arrives at your door". Times of India. Retrieved 21 January 2018.
- Sharma, Manoj (17 July 2014). "धौलपुर में १२५ साल पुरानी नेरोगेज ट्रेन, सांसद ने मांगा हेरिटेज का दर्जा". bhaskar.com (in Hindi). Retrieved 18 March 2016.
- "Dholpur-Sarmathura route to be converted to broad gauge". Business Standard News. Retrieved 20 January 2018.
- "Requiem for Agra's British-era train". deccanherald.com. Retrieved 20 January 2018.