Bus mafia brings services along Southern Expressway to a halt

Bus mafia brings services along Southern Expressway to a halt

Bus mafia brings services along Southern Expressway to a halt

Written by Staff Writer

18 Mar, 2014 | 12:31 pm

The Sri Lanka Transport Board has decided to temporarily halt the services of SLTB buses along the Southern Expressway.

Chief Operations Superintendent of the SLTB, H.M. Chandrasiri stated that this decision was reached due to the influences by private bus owners. Thus SLTB bus services along Kaduwela – Galle, Kaduwela – Matara, and Maharagama- Matara routes have been temporarily halted.

H.M. Chandrasiri stated, that SLTB buses will only be plying from Maharagama to Galle.

He further stated that private bus owners have raised many obstacles by requesting permission to ply their buses along the expressway. The Chief Operations Superintendent stated that due to this situation,  bus services along the expressway route of Galle to Matara have also been temporarily halted.

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