ABBREVIATIONS

INDIAN RAILWAY COMPANIES

ART		Assam Railway & Trading Co.

BBCIR		Bombay Baroda & Central India Railway
BBLR		Baraset - Basirhat Light Railway (a Martin & Co line)
BKSR		Bellary Kistna State Railway
BkR		Bikaner Railway
BLR		Barsi Light Railway
BMR		Burma Mines Railway
BNR		Bengal & Nagpur Railway
BNR (SL)		Bengal & Nagpur Railway (Satpura Lines)
BNWR		Bengal North Western Railway
BPR		Bengal Provinces Railway
BPT		Bombay Port Trust
BR		Burma Railways

CASR		Cawnpore - Achnera State Railway
CBSR		Cooch Behar State Railway

DBLR		Dholpur - Bari Light Railway
DRLR		Dehri Rohtas Light Railway

EBSR		Eastern Bengal State Railway
EIR		East Indian Railway
EPR		Eastern Punjab Railway

GIPR		Great Indian Peninsular Railway
GIPR (CPR)	Great Indian Peninsular Railway (Central Provinces Railway)

HALR		Howrah - Amta Light Railway ( a Martin & Co line)

IBR		Indian Branch Railway
IGR		Indian Government Railway
ISR		Indian State Railway

JBR		Jodhpur Bikaner Railway
JLR		Jacobabad Larakana Railway
JMR		Jullunder Military Railway
JR		Jodhpur Railway

KBR		Kalabagh - Bannu Railway
KDSR		Kaunia - Dharlla State Railway
KKTR		Khushalgarh - Kohat - Thal Railway
KSR		Kalka Simla Railway

LSSR		Lucknow - Sitapur - Seramow State Railway

MHSR		Muttra - Hathras State Railway
MR		Madras Railway
MSMR		Madras Southern Maharatta Railway
MSR		Mysore State Railway

NDR		Newsier - Dargai State Railway
NSR		Nizam's State Railway
NWR		North Western Railway

RKR		Rohilkund & Kumoan Railway
RMR		Rajputana Malwa State Railway
RSR		Rajputana State Railway

SCSR		Shoranur - Cochin State Railway
SIR		South Indian Railway
SSLR		Shahdara - Saharanpur Light Railway (a Martin & Co line)

TBLR		Tezpore - Balipara Light Railway
TKR		Tirupattur - Krishnagiri Railway
TSR		Tirhoot State Railway

WR		Western Railway


BUILDERS

AB		Andrew Barclay Sons & Company, Kilmarnock
AE		Avonside Engine Company, Bristol
Ageve		Ageve, Sweden
Ajm		Ajmer Works, BBCIR, Ajmer, Rajasthan
Anjub		Societe Anjubault, Paris, France
		
Bg		E E Baguley, Ltd, Burton upon Trent
BH		Black, Hawthorn & Company Ltd, Gateshead
BHEL		Bharat Heavy Electricals, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
BLW		Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, USA
BMMF		Erste Bomisch-Mahrische Maschinefabrik, Prague, Chezchoslavakia
BP		Beyer, Peacock & Company Ltd, Gorton Works, Manchester
Brookv		Brookville Locomotive Works, Pennsylvania, USA
BTH		British Thomson Houston, Rugby 

Cammel		Cammel Laird, Birkenhead
CE		Clayton Electrical, Hatton, Derby
CKD		Ceskomoravska-Kolben-Danek A Sp, Prauge, Chezcoslavakia
CLC		Canadian Locomotive Works, Kingston, Canada
CLW		Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, West Bengal
CS		Christoph Schottler Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Diepholz, Germany

D Kerr		Dick, Kerr & Company, Preston
D&B		Du Croo & Brauns, Wessp, Belgium
Dav		Davenport Locomotive Works, Iowa, USA
DC		The Drewery Car Company, London
Decau		S A Decauville, Corbiel, France
DHR		Tinhidira Works, Darjeeling & Himalayan Railway
Dickson		Dickson Manufacturing Company, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Dodge

EBW		E B Wilson & Co, Railway Foundry, Leeds
EE		English Electric Co Ltd, Preston
England		George England & Co, New Cross, London

FH		F C Hibberd, London

GB		Greenwood & Batley, Leeds
GE		General Electric, Erie, USA

H(L)		Hawthorn & Co, Leith
Han		Hanomag, Hannover, Germany
HC		Hudswell, Clarke & Co, Leeds
HE		Hunslet Engine Co, Leeds
Heisler		Heisler Locomotive Works, Eire, Pennsylvania, USA
Hens		Henschel & Sohn, Kassel, Germany
Hit		Hitachi, Japan
HKP		H K Porter, Pittsburgh, USA
HL		R & W Hawthorn, Leslie & Co, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Howard		J & F Howard Ltd, Britannia Ironworks, Bedford
		
Jenb		Jenbacher Werke AG, Jenbach, Tyrol, Austria
JF		John Fowler & Co, Leeds
Jung		Arn Jung Lokomotivfabrik GmbH, Jungenthal, Germany

K		Kitson & Company, Leeds
Kawa		Kawasaki Manufacturing, Kobe, Japan
Khat		
Koppel		
Krauss		
KrM		Krauss Maffei, Muchen, Germany
Krupp		Krupp, Essen, Germany
KS		Kerr, Stuart & Company, Stoke-on-Trent
KSK		Kisha seizo Kaisha, Osaka, Japan
KTH		Kitson, Thompson & Hewitson, Airedale Foundry, Leeds
		
L		
		
Maff		J A Maffei AG, Munchen, Germany
Martins		Martin & Co, Calcutta, Bengal
Mits		Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan
MP		McEwen Pratt & Company Ltd, Wickford
MR		Motor Rail Ltd, Bedford
MW		Manning Wardle & Company, Hunslet, Leeds
		
9E		Nine Elsm Works, LSWR, London
N		Neilson & Company, Leeds
Nam Tu		Nam Tu Works, Burma Mines Railway
NB		North British Locomotive Company, Glasgow
NW		Nasmyth, Wilson & Company, Patricroft, Manchester
		
OK		Orenstein & Koppel AG, Berlin-Drewitz, Germany
		
P		Peckett & Sons, Bristol
Pits		Pittsburgh Locomotive & car Works, Pittsburgh, USA
Plym		Plymouth Locomotive Works, Ohio, USA
		
R&R		Ransomes & Rapiers Ltd, Ipswich
RH		Ruston & Hornsby Ltd, Lincoln
Riga		Riga Sugar, Uttar Pradesh
RSH		Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn, Newcastle & Darlington
RWH		R & W Hawthorn, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
		
S		Sentinal Waggon Works, Shrewsbury
S1Br		Duro Dakovic, Slavonski Brod
SAN		Suri & Nayer, Bangalore, Kanartaka
Siemens		Siemens Brothers Ltd, Berlin, Germany
SLM		Schweizerishce Lokomotiv und Maschinenfabrik, Winterthur, Switzerland
SS		Sharp Stewart & Co, Manchester & Glasgow
		
Telco		Tata Engineering & Locomotive Company, Jamshedpur, Bihar
TG		Thomas Green & Co, Leeds
		
U23A		23 August Works, Bucharest, Romania

Ventra		Venkateswara Transmissions Locomotives Ltd, Hydrabad, AP
VF		Vulcan Foundry, Newton-le-Willows
VIW		Vulcan Iron Works, Pennsylvania, USA
		
WB		W G Bagnall, Stafford
Whitc		Whitcomb Locomotive Co, Illinois, USA
Windh		Rheiner Maschienfabrik, Windhoff, Germany
Wkm		D Wickham & Company Ltd, Ware
WR		Wingrove & Rogers, Liverpool

YE		Yorkshire Engine Company, Sheffield




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