Ceylon Government, Iranaimadu Tank Construction Railway

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Ceylon Government, Iranaimadu Tank Construction Railway

The Ceylon Government Irrigation Department constructed the 'Iranaimadu Tank' in the Northern Province, Jaffna District from 1907. A 2ft 6in/762mm narrow gauge(NG)line of 2 mile(3.2km) was laid between the site and the Ceylon Government Railway station at Iranaimadu, a further 2 miles at the site with a further 2 miles added as work progressed. The project was finished after 1916 [1].

References

  1. “Industrial Railways and Locomotives of India and South Asia” compiled by Simon Darvill. Published by ‘The Industrial Railway Society’ 2013. ISBN 978 1 901556 82-7. Available at http://irsshop.co.uk/India. Reference: Entry NO01 page ....