Yangalmodara is a famous railway level crossing in North western province which is known for many accidents. Once an accident took  lives of 40 people, were sentenced to death by the Kurunegala High Court today. A bus-train collision on April 25, 2005 at a level crossing at Yangalmodara, Alawwa killing 40 passengers and injured more than 35, one of the most tragic motor accidents in the history of the country.