Sri Lanka Train journeys

Journey to The Green Zone

Sri Lanka Train journeys

Journey To The Hill Country On Podi Menike Train.

Journey takes approximate 11 hours to covers the 292 km distance.and passes 79 stations on main line. Train starts at almost sea level and climbs over the 6226 feet and descends 1500 meters down. We invite you to travel on Podi Menike train and Experience with the spectacular view of great Western Mountain, world famous Horton plain in the world heritage site, valleys, water falls, rivers and 43 tunnels with seen of the ever-changing landscape from your train window.
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Click here to see the  natural beauty of  this picturesque paradise with Podi Menike train 
This is what you would have seen through your window 
More pictures? Visit  Scenic scenery from train window

Sri Lanka Railways Timetable
Podi Menike train
All major railway stations Time tables

Podi Menike train departs daily from Colombo to Badulla and stops at 45 stations including all major stations on the main line use the link below to  find out  where the train will be stopping during the journey. additionally, you can  view all fare types to all stations                                            

Please use the links below to view Sri Lanka train  timetables as available at stations

 Sri Lanka Railway stations

Interesting Train stations 
Peradeniya Junction 3rd Platform

Kadugannawa train station -from  Dawson  tower


  • Click here to Find out full station details and facilities  of all Trains stations on the main line
  • View all Sri Lanka  train stations in  Table view 
If you can't make the whole journey in one go what stations along the way would be worth visiting ??
don't worry about that. get off at  any stations where you get off the train, wherever, there are a lot of beautiful places in Sri Lanka, whatever it is, it's a beautiful place Is it Safe to Travel in Sri Lanka Yes ,
Sri Lanka is one of the safest places to travel in the world (2011)

Sri Lanka, pearl of the Indian Ocean is a beautiful  paradise. it has a rich proud history and culture going back more than 2500 years  and offers more than 2500 great places to visit any time of the year. Look at the list of great places appropriate to the major railway stations on the main line, including historical places, nature retreats and all the best places that you can visit relevant to the journey with the Podi Menike train in Sri Lanka                                            

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  • Adam’s Peak Sri padaThe footprints of the Buddha: Hatton
  • Waterfalls St.Clair's Waterfall: Talawakele
  • Worlds End  attractions of Srilanka mountain forest :Ohiya
  • Pinnawela elephant orphanage: Rambukkana
  • Nuwara Eliya The Little England: Nanuoya
  • Botanical gardens: Gampaha, Peradeniya, Ambewela, Naanuoya
  • The Embekke Temple: Gampola
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