Omanthai railway station

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Sri Lankan Railway Station
Omantha Railway Station - Sri Lanka.jpg
Location Omanthai
Sri Lanka
Coordinates 8°52′13.80″N 80°30′03.50″E / 8.8705000°N 80.5009722°E / 8.8705000; 80.5009722Coordinates: 8°52′13.80″N 80°30′03.50″E / 8.8705000°N 80.5009722°E / 8.8705000; 80.5009722
Owned by Sri Lanka Railways
Line(s) Northern Line
Other information
Status Functioning
Rebuilt 27 May 2011
Electrified No
Preceding station   Sri Lanka Railways   Following station
toward Colombo Fort
  Yarl Devi
Northern Line
toward Kankesanthurai

Omanthai railway station (Tamil: ஓமந்தை தொடருந்து நிலையம் Ōmantai toṭaruntu nilaiyam) is a railway station in the town of Omanthai in northern Sri Lanka. Owned by Sri Lanka Railways, the state-owned railway operator, the station is part of the Northern Line which links the north with the capital Colombo. The popular Yarl Devi service calls at the station. The station was not functioning between 1990 and 2009 due to the civil war. It was re-opened on 27 May 2011.[1]