This is going to be a long post - I'll try to spread it over 2-3 posts. State-wise list of abandoned/non-functional lines (Going South to North - Some states really do not have any notable abandoned lines, in those cases, I've highlighted some small bypass lines that were abandoned). Kerala - Meter gauge - Cochin State Forest Tramway - Thrissur-Parambikulam (dismantled) Narrow... more...
gauge and Mono-rail - Kundale valley railway (near Munnar, Kerala) - Washed away in floods. Tamilnadu - 2'6" narrow gauge - Morappur-Dharmapuri - Dismantled. Line originally extended to Hosur. Dharmapuri-Hosur is now a BG line. 2'6" Narrow gauge - Tirupattur-Krishnagiri - Dismantled 2'0" Narrow gauge - Kulasekharapatnam light railway - Tiruchendur to Kulasekharapatnam/Tissianvilai - Dismantled Meter gauge - Rameswaram-Dhanushkodi (dismantled) Pamban- Dhanushkodi (washed away in a cyclone in 1964) Karnataka - 2'0" Narrow gauge - Tarikere-Narasimharajapura tramway - Dismantled. 2'0" Narrow gauge - Tadasa-Hebbe tramway - Dismantled Ex-Andhra Pradesh (including Telangana) - No real major abandoned railway in both states, so combining them Broad gauge - Tsunduru-Vejandla chord line (dismantled) Meter gauge - Macherla - Nagarjuna sagar dam construction line (dismantled) unknown gauge - Godavari river tramway - Operated on the East bank of the Godavari river, near Bhadrachalam. Dismantled in the 1800's. Maharashtra - Meter gauge - Chinchwad-Mulshi and Mulshi-Kolad/Roha construction railway used by Tata Power for constructing and maintaining the Mulshi dam. Dismantled now. 2'6" narrow gauge - Darwha-Pusad - Branch line on the Murtizapur-Yavatmal Shakuntala railway (dismantled)
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