Person/Organisation NameNorth Western Railway; 1886-1947; Indian railway company
Corporate NameNorth Western Railway
Dates1886-1947
EpithetIndian railway company
ActivityNorth Western Railway (NWR) was a railway company in India during British rule. It was established in January 1886 under the name of "North Western State Railway" by merging the Scinde Railway, Punjab Railway, Delhi Railway, Punjab Northern State Railway, Indus Flotilla Company, Indus Valley State Railway, eastern section of Sind-Sagar Railway, southern section of Sind-Pishin Railway, and Kandhar State Railway. It was later renamed as "North Western Railway (NWR)".

In 1947, at the time of partition, a major portion of North Western Railways 8,122 route kilometres (5,048 mi) was transferred to Pakistan. It was renamed "Pakistan Western Railway" in February 1961 and "Pakistan Railways" in May 1974. The remaining 3,133 route kilometres (1,947 mi) to transferred to Indian control.
CodeIME196
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BUS/33/1/5NER: gun wagons
WAT/3/9North Western Railway
WAT/3/5Silver Arrow and Tata
WAT/2/2Workshop notes and charts
WAT/2/1Correspondence and letters
WAT/2/1/3Professional: employment papers
WAT/2Papers of North Western Railway, India
WAT/2/2/1Data wheels
WAT/2/1/2Professional: North Western Railway
WAT/3/10Indian State Railways
WAT/2/2/3Works Manager's Office: TELCO
WAT/2/2/2Workshop practice: North Western Railway
WAT/2/1/1Personal: India
WAT/2/3North Western Magazine: printed materials
WAT/3Photographs and drawings
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