Trincomalee line

The Trincomalee line is a railway line in Sri Lanka. Branching off the Batticaloa line at Gal Oya Junction, the line heads north-east through North Central and Eastern provinces before terminating at the eastern city of Trincomalee. The line is 70 kilometres (43 mi) long and has nine stations.[1] The line opened in 1927.[2]

Trincomalee line
Overview
TypeRegional rail
SystemSri Lanka Railways
StatusFunctioning
TerminiGal Oya Junction
Trincomalee
Stations7
Operation
Opened1927
OwnerSri Lanka Railways
Operator(s)Sri Lanka Railways
Technical
Line length70 km (43 mi)
Number of tracks1
Track gauge1,676 mm (5 ft 6 in)
ElectrificationNo
Route map
Trincomalee
China Bay
Thampalakamam
Ganthalawa
Kanthalai
Akbopura
Batticaloa Line to Batticaloa
Gal Oya Junction
Batticaloa Line to Colombo Fort

References

  1. "Statistics – Sri Lanka Railways". Ministry of Transport, Sri Lanka. Archived from the original on 2012-12-28.
  2. "The Rail Routes of Sri Lanka". Infolanka.com.


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