Colombo-Matale daily train service commences

Saturday, 7 March 2020

The residents of Matale had complained to the Central Province Governor Lalith U. Gamage regarding the difficulty they face in travelling to Colombo for various purposes daily due to traffic congestion on the roads.

The Central Province Governor had brought this matter to the notice of the authorities and through the State Minister for Railways C.B. Ratnayake’s mediation this special train
service was deployed within a short period for the convenience of the public.

The train service commenced on March 02nd and Minister Ratnayake travelled in the train inquiring into the views of the commuters.

The Chairman of the Central Provincial Council L.D. Nimalasiri, Secretary Kumudini Karunaratne and several other officials joined the state minister on the maiden run of the
Colombo-Matale daily train service