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Boat Mail

Index Boat Mail

The Boat Mail or Indo-Ceylon Express was a combined train and steamer ferry service between India and Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). [1]

42 relations: Adam's Bridge, Chennai, Chennai Rajdhani Express, Cheran Express, Colombo, Dhanushkodi, Ferry, Flemingo Liners, Gangway connection, India, Indian locomotive class WAP-4, Indian locomotive class WAP-7, Indian locomotive class WDM-2, Indian locomotive class WDM-3A, Indian Railways, Kanyakumari Express, Karaikudi, Kovai Express, Kumbakonam railway station, List of named passenger trains of Sri Lanka, Nellai Express, Pallavan Express, Pamban, Pearl City Express, Pothigai Express, Pudukkottai, Rail transport in India, Rameswaram, Rockfort Express, Southern Railway zone, Sri Lanka, Steamship, Talaimannar, Tamil Nadu Express, Thanjavur Junction railway station, Thoothukudi, Train ferry, Utility frequency, Vaigai Express, World War I, 1964 Rameswaram cyclone, 25 kV AC railway electrification.

Adam's Bridge

Adam's Bridge (Sinhala: adamgay palama), also known as Rama's Bridge or Rama Setu (Sanskrit), is a chain of limestone shoals, between Pamban Island, also known as Rameswaram Island, off the south-eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, India, and Mannar Island, off the north-western coast of Sri Lanka.

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Chennai

Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Chennai Rajdhani Express

The Chennai Rajdhani Express (12433/34) is an important train connecting Chennai to New Delhi.

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Cheran Express

The Cheran Express is an overnight superfast express train in India which runs daily between Coimbatore city Junction and Chennai Central via Salem Jn on the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways.

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Colombo

Colombo (translit,; translit) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.

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Dhanushkodi

Dhanushkodi is an abandoned town at the south-eastern tip of Pamban Island of the state of Tamil Nadu in India.

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Ferry

A ferry is a merchant vessel used to carry passengers, and sometimes vehicles and cargo as well, across a body of water.

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Flemingo Liners

Flemingo Liners is a ferry operator.

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Gangway connection

A gangway connection (or, more loosely, a corridor connection) is a flexible connector fitted to the end of a railway coach, enabling passengers to move from one coach to another without danger of falling from the train.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indian locomotive class WAP-4

WAP - 4 is the mainstay passenger electric locomotive used in India.

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Indian locomotive class WAP-7

The WAP 7 (Wide/broad Gauge AC Electric Passenger, Class 7) is a three phase AC electric passenger locomotive developed by Chittaranjan Locomotive Works.

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Indian locomotive class WDM-2

The class WDM-2 is Indian Railways' workhorse diesel-electric locomotive.

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Indian locomotive class WDM-3A

The class WDM-3A is Indian Railways' workhorse diesel-electric locomotive.

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Indian Railways

Indian Railways (IR) is India's national railway system operated by the Ministry of Railways.

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Kanyakumari Express

The Kanyakumari Express is a superfast daily overnight Train operated by South Western Railway zone of Indian Railways.

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Karaikudi

Karaikudi is a Greater municipality in Sivaganga district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.It was the 20th largest urban agglomeration of Tamilnadu.It is part of the area commonly referred to as "Chettinad" and has been declared a heritage town by the Government of Tamil Nadu, on account of the palatial houses built with limestone called karai veedu.

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Kovai Express

The Kovai Express (Train Number: 12675/12676) is a daily superfast express train on Indian Railways, running between Chennai Central and Coimbatore city Junction.

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Kumbakonam railway station

Kumbakonam railway station is a railway station serving the town of Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, India.

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List of named passenger trains of Sri Lanka

This article contains a list of named passenger trains in Sri Lanka, by operator.

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Nellai Express

Nellai Super Fast Express is a Superfast Express operated in and by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways.

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Pallavan Express

Pallavan Superfast Express is a superfast service operated by the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways.

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Pamban

Pamban is a town in the Rameswaram taluk of Ramanathapuram district, Tamil Nadu.

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Pearl City Express

The Pearl City Express is a superfast overnight express train of the Southern Railway zone of the Indian Railways.

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Pothigai Express

The Pothigai Express is an overnight Superfast train service running between Chennai Egmore and Sengottai on the Southern Railway zone of the government-owned Indian Railways.

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Pudukkottai

Pudukkottai is the administrative headquarters of Pudukkottai District in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Rail transport in India

Rail transport is an important mode of transport in India.

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Rameswaram

Rameswaram, (also spelt as Ramesvaram, Rameshwaram) is a town and a second grade municipality in the Ramanathapuram district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Rockfort Express

The Rockfort Superfast Express is a Superfast Express overnight Express rail connecting Tiruchirappalli with Chennai Egmore via Villupuram in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Southern Railway zone

The Southern Railway (abbreviated SR), headquartered at Chennai, is one of the 17 zones of Indian Railways.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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Steamship

A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is a type of steam powered vessel, typically ocean-faring and seaworthy, that is propelled by one or more steam engines that typically drive (turn) propellers or paddlewheels.

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Talaimannar

Talaimannar (தலைமன்னார்; තලෙයිමන්නාරම) is a settlement in Sri Lanka located on the northwestern coast of Mannar Island.

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Tamil Nadu Express

The Tamil Nadu Express or T.N. Express is a passenger train route of the Indian Railways.

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Thanjavur Junction railway station

Thanjavur Junction railway station is located in Thanjavur district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and serves Thanjavur, earlier known as Tanjore.

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Thoothukudi

Thoothukudi, also known by its British name Tuticorin, is a port city and a municipal corporation and an industrial city in Thoothukudi district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Train ferry

A train ferry is a ship (ferry) designed to carry railway vehicles.

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Utility frequency

The utility frequency, (power) line frequency (American English) or mains frequency (British English) is the nominal frequency of the oscillations of alternating current (AC) in an electric power grid transmitted from a power station to the end-user.

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Vaigai Express

The Vaigai Express is a super fast Intercity express train running daily between Madurai and Chennai via Tiruchirappalli operated by Southern Railway zone of the Indian railways.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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1964 Rameswaram cyclone

The 1964 Rameswaram cyclone (also known as the Dhanushkodi cyclone) was regarded as one of the most powerful storms to ever strike Sri Lanka (known then as Ceylon) on record.

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25 kV AC railway electrification

25 kV alternating current electrification is commonly used in railway electrification systems worldwide, especially for high-speed rail.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boat_Mail

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