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The Mannar line is a railway line in Sri Lanka. [1]

36 relations: Anuradhapura, Blueprint, Boat Mail, Branch line, Chennai, Chennai Port, Colombo, Dhanushkodi, Fort railway station, Glossary of rail transport terms, Government of India, Ircon International, Kurunegala, Lakshman Kiriella, Maithripala Sirisena, Mannar Island, Medawachchiya, Narendra Modi, North Central Province, Sri Lanka, Northern line (Sri Lanka), Northern Province, Sri Lanka, Port of Colombo, Railbus, Rameswaram, Regional rail, Soft loan, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka Railways, Sri Lankan Civil War, Talaimannar, The Sunday Leader, The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka), Train station, Trincomalee, United States dollar, 5 ft 6 in gauge railway.


Anuradhapura (අනුරාධපුරය; Tamil: அனுராதபுரம்) is a major city in Sri Lanka.

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A blueprint is a reproduction of a technical drawing, an architectural plan, or an engineering design, using a contact print process on light-sensitive sheets.

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Boat Mail

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

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Branch line

A branch line is a secondary railway line which branches off a more important through route, usually a main line.

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

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Chennai Port

Chennai Port, formerly known as Madras Port, is the third largest container port of India, behind the Nhava Sheva and Mundra port.

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

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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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Fort railway station

Fort railway station is a major rail hub in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Glossary of rail transport terms

Rail terminology is a form of technical terminology.

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Government of India

The Government of India (IAST), often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative, executive and judicial authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories of a constitutionally democratic republic.

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Ircon International

Ircon International Limited, formerly Indian Railway Construction Company Limited (IRCON), is an engineering and construction, specialized in transport infrastructure.

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Kurunegala (කුරුණෑගල, குருணாகல்) is a major city in Sri Lanka.

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Lakshman Kiriella

Lakshman Bandara Kiriella, MP is a Sri Lankan politician and lawyer.

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Maithripala Sirisena

Pallewatte Gamaralalage Maithripala Yapa Sirisena (මෛත්‍රීපාල සිරිසේන; மைத்திரிபால சிறிசேன; born 3 September 1951) is a Sri Lankan politician and the 7th and current President of Sri Lanka, in office since January 2015.

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Mannar Island

Mannar Island (மன்னார் தீவு; මන්නාරම් දූපත) formerly spelt Manar Island, is part of Mannar District, Sri Lanka.

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Medawachchiya is a town in the Anuradhapura District, North Central Province of Sri Lanka.

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Narendra Modi

Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014.

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North Central Province, Sri Lanka

North Central Province (උතුරු මැද පළාත Uturumeda Palata, வட மத்திய மாகாணம் Wada Maththiya Maakaanam) is a province of Sri Lanka.

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Northern line (Sri Lanka)

The northern line is a railway line in Sri Lanka.

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Northern Province, Sri Lanka

The Northern Province (வட மாகாணம் Vaṭa Mākāṇam; උතුරු පළාත Uturu Paḷāta) is one of the nine provinces of Sri Lanka, the first level administrative division of the country.

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Port of Colombo

The Port of Colombo (known as Port of Kolomtota during the early 14th Century Kotte Kingdom) is the largest and busiest port in Sri Lanka.

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A railbus is a lightweight passenger rail vehicle that shares many aspects of its construction with a bus, typically having a bus (original or modified) body and four wheels on a fixed base, instead of on bogies.

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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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Regional rail

Regional rail, also known as local trains and stopping trains, are passenger rail services that operate between towns and cities.

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Soft loan

A soft loan is a loan with a below-market rate of interest.

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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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Sri Lanka Railways

The Sri Lanka Railway Department (more commonly known as Sri Lanka Railways (SLR)) (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා දුම්රිය සේවය Śrī Laṃkā Dumriya Sēvaya; Tamil: இலங்கை புகையிரத சேவைகள்) is Sri Lanka's railway owner and primary operator.

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Sri Lankan Civil War

The Sri Lankan Civil War was an armed conflict fought on the island of Sri Lanka.

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

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The Sunday Leader

The Sunday Leader is an English-language Sri Lankan weekly newspaper published by Leader Publications (Private) Limited.

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The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka)

The Sunday Times is a weekly Sri Lankan broadsheet initially published by the now defunct Times Group, until 1991, when it was taken over by Wijeya Newspapers.

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Train station

A train station, railway station, railroad station, or depot (see below) is a railway facility or area where trains regularly stop to load or unload passengers or freight.

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Trincomalee (திருகோணமலை Tirukōṇamalai; ත්‍රිකුණාමළය Trikuṇāmalaya) also known as Gokanna, is the administrative headquarters of the Trincomalee District and major resort port city of Eastern Province, Sri Lanka.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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5 ft 6 in gauge railway

is the size of a broad track gauge commonly used in India, Pakistan, western Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Argentina, Chile, and on the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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

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