Green Route

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Green Route
Train enroute green route.JPG
Bridge on which the train runs amidst thick green blanket
Other name(s)The trekker's paradise
LocaleKarnataka, India
Coordinates12°58′0″N 75°47′0″E / 12.96667°N 75.78333°E / 12.96667; 75.78333Coordinates: 12°58′0″N 75°47′0″E / 12.96667°N 75.78333°E / 12.96667; 75.78333

Green Route is a segment along the Bangalore and Mangalore railway line in India, within the Western Ghat mountain ranges.

This is the railway track from Sakaleshpura (altitude 906 m MSL) to the Kukke Subramanya (altitude 120 m MSL) Road station. It is 52 km long, with around 57 tunnels and 109 bridges of length varying from few metres to 0.75 km and height varying from a few to 200 metres. The tunnels are absolute terrestrial abyss.


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