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Sri Lanka to call bids for luxury train coaches on four routes

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s state-run railways had been cleared to call competitive bids to operate luxury train coaches on four routes for five years targeting tourists, the state information office said.

Sri Lanka railways will call bids to operate luxury coaches on trains running to Badulla, Jaffna, the East and Southern lines.

The luxury coach service is now operating only in the Colombo-Kandy route.
The cabinet of ministers had cleared the proposal by Transport and Civil Aviation Minister to call competitive bids for luxury coach services. (Colombo/Oct30/2019)