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Transport Conditions before the Railway
Surveys and Construction
The Railway in an Ancient and Picturesque land
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4-wheeled accident Ambepussa Anuradhapura areas Badulla ballast Batticaloa bogie bogie lowside bridge broad gauge built Carriage and Wagon carried cars centre Ceylon Government Railway Ceylon Railway Ceylon Transport Board Class Diesel coconut coffee Colombo commenced completed consignments construction covered goods wagons damage Department diesel hydraulic driver economic engine equipment extension factor Federation of Malaya flood freight Galle Gampola Grade gradients Haputale heavy important improvement increase introduced Island Jaffna jungle Kalutara Kalutara South Kandy Kandyan kangany Kankesanturai Katukurunda large number load locomotives lowsides Madawachchi Main Line Manager Maradana Matara mileage miles Nanu-Oya narrow gauge Nawalapitiya Northern Line officers operation organisation passenger Perera pilgrim power coaches progress Public Puttalam rail Railway Workshops railwaymen Ratmalana Ratmalana Workshops road route Salaries scales signals Sinhalese sleepers spans staff station steam steel Talaimannar tank wagons tons track traffic train Trincomalee tunnels underframes up-country