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   Pattipola Railway tunnels of Sri Lanka

Pattipola Tunnel

Pattipola Railway Tunnels

Patipola is highest railway station of Sri Lanka. Summit level and most dark railway tunnel is available at Pattipola. It is known as tunnel 18 because it is 18th tunnel from Colombo. In adition to this tunnel there are another two railway tunnels available at Pattipoala area. hose are tunnel 19 and 20. Tunnel 18 is darkest of Sri Lanka. Several specialities available in this tunnel.

Pattipola Railway Tunnel

Those are,

1. One side of tunnel is Nuwaraeliya District and other side is Badulla District
2. One side is wet zone and other side is dry zone
3. One side is hot and other side cool
4. Both sides are different
5. One side rainy other side sunny (probably)

Feeling which can be gave with travelling thought this tunnel is amazing. That is get high geographical different withing 15 minutes.

Pattipola Tunnel 18

Where is Pattipola

Pattipola railway station is at between Ohiya and Ambewela railway stations. Pattipola is village and main accessig way is at via Ambewela. Pattipola village is at on the way to Horton Plains

Pattipola cool climate

Places to visit closed to Pattipola

Pattipola is highest railway station of Sri Lanka. Highest railway limit point and some other beautiful places available to visit at Pattipola,
Ambewela Farms / Factory / Reserviors
Summit Level (1898m)
Pattipola Tunnel 18 (2.5km)
Udamala Mountain (2km)
Thotupola Mountain
Horton Plains (8Km)
Worlds End (13Km)
Nasdanda Mountain (3.5Km)

 

 

 

 

 


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