HC Deb 26 February 1906 vol 152 c771
MR. HART DAVIES (Hackney, N.)

To ask the Secretary of State for India, what the length of the proposed Loishilman railway is to be; what is the intended terminus of the line, which apparently starts from near Jamrud; whether the line is for strategical or commercial purposes; on what gauge is it to be constructed; and what is the estimated total cost.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Morley.) The length of the proposed railway is 22½ miles; its terminus is a point on the Kabul river, known as "mile 300"; it is undertaken both for strategic and for commercial purposes; its gauge is 5 feet 6 inches; and the estimated total cost is 50 lakhs of rupees.