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Special transport services for the New Year

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By ITN News Editor April 12, 2019 19:05

Special transport services for the New Year

Special Transport Services are operative this year too in view of catering to the needs of the people leaving for their home towns for the New Year. The Transport Ministry said that additional buses and trains are operative to cater to the needs of the people leaving for their home towns for the New Year.

The Transport Ministry has added a fleet of additional buses for operation in view of the festive season. The 2200 trips daily operating from the Bastian Mawatha Bus Terminal has been increased to 2800. Buses are continuously operating on expressways. The National Transport Commission said that  Bus services on Expressways are also operating from Colombo, Makumbura, Kadawatha, Kaduwela and Panadura.

The Southern Expressway Operations and Maintenance Division said that a special programme has been unveiled to minimize the vehicle congestion at interchanges on Expressways.

Meanwhile, the Railways department said that special trains are also operative for the New Year. 25 special trains are operating for the convenience of the people leaving for their homes towns. Steps have been taken to add compartments to the trains that are already operating at usual times.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor April 12, 2019 19:05
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