|Altitude:||1090.89 m (3579 feet)|
|Present Day Details|
|Place Name:||Landi Kotal|
|State/Province:||Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)|
Modern name: Landi Kotal
Variants: Landikotal/Lundi Kotal/Landi Khotal
Landi Kotal was the last station on the Khyber Pass Railway route from Peshawar. The section from Jamrud to Landi Kotal opened on November 3, 1925. See Khyber Pass Railway irfca.org
- British era cemeteries in the Khyber Pass, including that at Landi Kotal jang.com.pk March 2008.
- Dr Ali Jan's Landi Kotal Cemetery, Khyber Pass
- "Khyber Pass Train Gives Nostalgic Glimpse of British Empire" by Liz Thurgood and Manchester Guardian March 14, 1980 The Washington Post.
- Randolph Bezzant Holmes Photographs. Duke University Libraries
- Khyber Pass Photos
- Select 3rd Photo. Afghan War Series 1919. Print 70. Landi Kotal and tribal villages. The last British military post in the Khyber Pass before the Afghan border, about 30 miles west of Peshawar
- Select 4th Photo. Afghan War Series 1919. Print 7. Camp at Landi Kotal. Left side of panorama. Select 5th Photo, Print 7a. Camp at Landi Kotal. Right side of panorama. Prints 7 and 7a form a panorama of the British camp at Landi Kotal, the highest elevation in the Khyber Pass and the western-most portion of the Pass held by the British. The Third Anglo-Afghan War started here in May 1919.
- Khyber Pass Photos
- Photograph of of the army camp at Landi Kotal 1920s (click on image to enlarge), from the Lynch Album, British Museum. The photographer was Hugh Dermot Lynch who served with the North Western Railway as a Transportation Officer
- From a collection of postcards at the ETH-Bibliothek Zürich, sent by F.G. Prew, a soldier, probably in the 2nd Battalion, Essex Regiment to Adolf Feller of Switzerland.
- Photograph: British Gurkha Pipers at Landi Khotal circa 1930 Hulton Archive.
- Soldiers Three, Landi Kotal, 1935. karkeeweb.com. Describes the filming of footage for a never released movie based on a Kipling short story, with the majority of the shots, including the climactic battle scenes, filmed at Landi Kotal, involving 2nd Battalion, The Welch Regiment. Refers to an article "'Soldiers Three': the ‘lost’ Gaumont British imperial epic" by Jeffrey Richards in the Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Volume 15, Issue 1, 1995, first page, and to a book by the director's wife Thirty Thousand Miles for the Films. The story of the filming of “Soldiers Three” and “Rhodes of Africa” by Natalie Barkas 1937, which is available at the British Library, UIN: BLL01000200647, and also BLL01007543560 . Review of the book The Spectator 2 October 1937, page 34.
- Photographs: Landi Kotal flickr.com, c 2008 photographs by Dr Irfan, including the Railway Station, cemetery, and carvings of regimental crests.
Historical books online
- Landi Kotal Imperial Gazetteer
- Landi Kotal c 1889 page 62, Some Rambles of a Sapper by Brigr-Genl. Herbert Henry Austin. 1928 Hathi Trust Digital Library