Pattipola railway station

Pattipola railway station is the 62nd station on the Main Line, and is 224 km (139 mi) away from Colombo. It is the highest railway station in Sri Lanka with an elevation of 1,897.5 m (6,225 ft) high above mean sea level.[1][2] The station has one platform with a second track as a siding loop. All the trains that run on the Main Line, including the Podi Menike and Udarata Menike express trains stop at the station.

Pattipola
Pattipola railway station in December 2017
LocationSri Lanka
Coordinates6.8559°N 80.8306°E / 6.8559; 80.8306
Operated bySri Lanka Railways
Line(s)Main line
Distance224 km (139.2 mi) from Colombo
Platforms1 side platform
Other information
Station codePPL
History
Opened1893

Continuity

Preceding station   Sri Lanka Railways   Following station
Ohiya   Main Line   Ambewela

References

  1. "Top 10 highest train stations in Sri Lanka". Train Journey to the Green Zone in Sri Lanka. Retrieved December 6, 2012.
  2. "Pattipola Railway Station of Sri Lanka". SariSara Sri Lanka. Retrieved December 6, 2012.


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