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Sri Lanka to recommence long-distance train services

CURFEW RUSH: Commuters scrambling to get home after curfew was declared in Sri Lanka on March 20. The public has been advised to maintain a one meter distance on public transport.

ECONOMYNEXT – Sri Lanka’s long distance train services that were temporarily halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic will recommence over the coming days, the railway department said.

Accordingly, train number 4021 running daily from Mt. Lavinia/Colombo Fort to Kankesanthurai at 5.10 am and train number 4022 running daily from Kankesanthurai to Colombo Fort and Mount Lavinia at 11.15 pm will run on  August 29, 30, 31 and September 1 at the times mentioned.

Train No. 1001 which runs daily from Colombo Fort to Badulla at 6.45 am will also run on August 28, 30 and 31 while train No. 1002 from Badulla to Colombo Fort will leave at 8.00 am on August 29, 31 and September 1 at the same time. (Colombo/Aug26/2020)

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