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Blog Entry# 2097706  
Posted: Dec 20 2016 (19:20)

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Dec 20 2016 (19:20)  

ksaravind37   125 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
Entry# 2097706            Tags   Past Edits
If IR were to construct a mountain railway to any of the hill station and ask your opinion , which one would you choose ?
For the answer you choose , also suggest a route to that place .
Nainital4%1
Dharmasala8%2
Shillong15%4
Kodaikkanal38%10
Munnar19%5
Coorg12%3
Mahabaleshwar4%1
Other - Mention in comment with route0%0

6 posts - Tue Dec 20, 2016

  
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Dec 20 2016 (20:28)
Dipanjan Das~   1437 blog posts   64 correct pred (67% accurate)
Re# 2097706-7            Tags   Past Edits
Nothing Better If That PTK-LEH BG Network Becomes A Reality

  
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Dec 20 2016 (20:33)
Guest: 7ffdc7c0   show all posts
Re# 2097706-8            Tags   Past Edits
Munnar.
But I don't have option to vote.

  
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Dec 20 2016 (20:35)
OM SAI RAM~   982 blog posts   258 correct pred (61% accurate)
Re# 2097706-9            Tags   Past Edits
yes it is going to become a reality I an sure we will see it.

  
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Dec 22 2016 (15:45)
ksaravind37   125 blog posts   2 correct pred (100% accurate)
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So .. Kodaikkanal is leading .. Anybody suggest route for Kodaikkanal

  
Dec 22 2016 (16:07)
A good day ahead~   2335 blog posts
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Munnar would be an interesting option. The route can go as follows.
From Bodinayakanur in Tamilnadu ( branch line from Madurai), via Munthal-Kottagudi ( along the Kottagudi river ) to 'Top station' at the Kerala-TamilNadu border and further on along the Mattupetty dam reservoir to Munnar. The route can be a meter gauge like the NMR route.
This will be a special route too. About a century ago, the Kundala valley railway used to connect Munnar to Top station with a narrow gauge railway.
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This was used for transporting Tea to the rest of the country. The tea would be transported from Munnar to Top station by railway. From there, a ropeway and cable car used to take the tea down the hills and by road to Bodinayakanur. The line was washed out in a flood in 1924 and never reconstructed.
The route can be re-started in pretty much with the same alignment as earlier and it will be really good to see a historic route being restarted.

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