Elephant Pass, Jaffna

Elephant Pass railway station is a railway station at Elephant Pass in northern Sri Lanka. Owned by Sri Lanka Railways, the state-owned railway operator, the station is part of the Northern Line which links the north with the capital Colombo. The popular Yarl Devi service calls at the station. The station was not functioning between 1990 and 2014 due to the civil war. The Northern Line between Kilinochchi and Pallai, which includes Elephant Pass, was re-opened on 4 March 2014.
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  • This place is a sobering reminder of the fact that no one wins in war. War has left much destruction, still evidence of bunkers and few services. Plan your fuel stops in advance.  more »
  • The memorial to the Sri Lankan soldier is a fantastic monument and designed with great thought. Enjoyed going around the memorial. The station and the JCB that was ultimately destroyed is a reminder o...  more »
  • Finally one country with no war - they call this the Peace Memorial which is very appropriate. Multiple ethnicities finally living in harmony !!  more »

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