The famous nine arches bridge with a mixed train from Badulla
Steam in the jungle. The train is crossing the Nine Arches Bridge that is located between the Ella and Demodara Railway Stations.
You do not see a steam train every day. For the passage of our train in the Demodara station, all the kids from the nearby schools came to the station with their teachers.
Short stop at the Idalgashinna station.
Adjacent to Lion's Mouth (see photo 566118) is a short tunnel through a feature known as Elephant's Back. Here the Farrail.net photo freight approaches this tunnel in the "up" direction ... (more)
Steam train, flowers and tea plantation.
Apparently the engine needs some maintenance. Steam is leaking from all the pipes.
The clouds parted ever so briefly to reveal the Farrail.net steam charter in the "loop", awaiting overtaking by a regular service train. This station is at 1615 metres (5298 feet) above... (more)
The train has reached Idalgashinna. This station is located at an altitude of 1615 meters above sea level.
In time honored tradition, the signalman deftly returns the "Down Main Inner Home" signal to the "on" (or "stop") position after a Kandy-bound train has cleared the s... (more)
Does anybody want a "smoked tea" ? Steam train running through the famous Sri Lankan (Ceylon) tea plantations near Nanu Oya.