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Anuradhapura
Anuradhapura
Railway Station is a railway station in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka. The station is served by Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Railways, with Northern Line services, such as the Yal Devi, calling at the station.

Contents

1 History 2 Services 3 See also 4 References

History[edit] From Polgahawela, the Northern Railway line was opened up to Anuradhapura
Anuradhapura
on 1 November 1904. The construction of the line beyond Anuradhapura, to Medawachchiya, was completed on 11 March 1905.[2] Yal Devi
Yal Devi
was operated between Colombo and Kankasanthurei via Jaffna; (temporarily only up to Jaffna)[needs update] Services[edit] Northern Line trains serve Anuradhapura. Trains connect Colombo with Vavuniya, via Anuradhapura.[3] The railways operate a short branch line at Anuradhapura
Anuradhapura
to Mihintale via Mihintale
Mihintale
Jn. See also[edit]

Railway stations in Sri Lanka Rail transport in Sri Lanka List of railway stations by line order in Sri Lanka

References[edit]

^ "Daily News". IESL proposes railway electrification project. 2010-12-25. Archived from the original on 2012-03-08.  ^ Martyn, John H. (1923). Notes on Jaffna - Chronological, Historical, Biographical. Tellippalai: American Ceylon Mission Press. ISBN 81-206-1670-7.  ^ " Sri Lanka Railways
Sri Lanka Railways
Timetable"

Coordinates: 8°20′40″N 80°29′39″E / 8.34444°N 80.49417°E / 8.344

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