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Waring Brothers and Hunt

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Railway contractors - see Waring Brothers and James Hunt

1863 Constructed the Jabalpur (Jubbulpore ?) branch of the East Indian Railway, from Allahabad to Jabalpur, a distance of 222 miles.

1866 Surveyed a line for the Indus Valley Railway

1868 Contract at Jabalpur completed.

Completed the Jubbulpore extension of the East Indian Railway under their chief engineer Henry Peveril Le Mesurier[1] (Is this correct? His brother Charles Benjamin Le Mesurier was the engineer of that Railway).

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Sources of Information

  1. Building the Railways of the Raj 1850-1900 by Ian J. Kerr