Authorities say special transport services in place for Vesak

Authorities say special transport services in place for Vesak

Authorities say special transport services in place for Vesak

Written by Staff Writer

02 May, 2015 | 12:45 pm

Officials at the Ministry of Transport stated that special train and bus services will be implemented in lieu of Vesak.

The Railway Control Room said that a special train service will be operational from Colombo to Kandy and from Kandy to Matara on May 3 and 4.

Meanwhile, the SLTB added that an additional buses will be deployed as well

Meanwhile, Police Headquarters stated that a special security programme would be implemented in lieu of Vesak.

Police Media Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara noted that over 1500 police officers would be deployed within the city of Colombo for security purposes as well as to manage the excess motor traffic that would flow in and out of the city during the Vesak season.

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