Maliguda Tunnel

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The Maliguda Tunnel of Odisha is the 2nd Biggest broad-gauge railway tunnel in India after "Banihal - Quazigund Tunnel" which is in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. [1]

The tunnel is 13 km east of Jeypore, India, 27 km from Koraput.[2] The tunnel on which the entire route of 430 km was built by Japan Engineers in between (1661-66) with Japanese collaboration for the supply of Iron Ore from Kirandul to Vizag Port via- Dantewara, Jagdalpur, Jeypore, Koraput, Padua, Araku, Kottavalasa.[citation needed]

Note: the Fenghuoshan tunnel finished in 2002 in Tibet is the highest railway tunnel in the world.

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