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William Matthews Thomas

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William Matthews Thomas

1922 M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer (Railways), c/o National Provincial and Union Bank of England, Ltd., Exeter Bank Branch, Exeter. Ed. Coopers Hill, 1889-92. Assistant Engineer, Assam-Bengal Railway, 1892-5; Assistant Engineer, East Indian Railway, 1896-1902; Resident Engineer, East Indian Railway, 1902-6; Acting District Engineer, East Indian Railway, 1906; Manager of Ford and Macdonald, 1906-9; Engineer-in-Charge, Hugli-Katwa Railway construction, East Indian Railway, 1909-11; Manager and Chief Engineer, Arrah-Sasseram Light Railway, 1912-21. Chief Works: Survey and construction, 3 years, Assam-Bengal Railway; survey and construction, 3 years, Moghalsorai-Gya Branch East Indian Railway; remodelling Delhi Main Station, 36 East Indian Railway; construction, Hugli-Katwa Branch, East Indian Railway, 22 months.

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