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Bhore Ghat

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A 21 km section on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway between Padusdhurree (Palasdhari) and Khandala.

The summit of the Bhore Ghat (Bhor Ghat) incline is at 2,027 feet. The maximum gradient is 1 in 37 with extreme curvature. It has 25 tunnels of a total length of almost 4,000 yards, two of the longest being 435 yards and 341 yards respectively. There are eight viaducts having a total length of 2,961 feet. Two of the largest are more than 500 feet long with a maximum height of 1,160 and 163 feet. There are 22 bridges of spans from 7 to 30 feet and 81 culverts of various size

Site of a disastrous accident when a train overran the reversing station.

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