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Demodara Loop, Ella

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#12 of 60 in Things to do in Ella
Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • please check the train time and go to see this . Then only you see the real loop and for that you need to go to the top .It i s lovely experience  more »
  • The mechanism of the Demodara loop is considered to be an engineering marvel from the British colonial era. An arc of the loop can be visualized from a several spots closer to the Demodara Railway...  more »
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  • The rail loop is approximately 900 metres (3,000 ft) long and the tunnel is 320 m (1,050 ft) in length. It is considered the only loop in the world with a railway station situated exactly over a tunnel at spiral loop. During the construction of the rail extension to Badulla the engineers and surveyors found that elevation between the hills at Demodara was too much for the track to negotiate, with the maximum inclination allowed by the Ceylon Government Railway being one foot per 44 feet (1/44), an innovative track design had to be devised.
  • Can call it as a silent, calm and Romantic Railway station.
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