Train services from Colombo to Puttalam grind to a halt

Train services from Colombo to Puttalam grind to a halt

Train services from Colombo to Puttalam grind to a halt

Written by Staff Writer

20 Feb, 2016 | 11:45 am

The Railway Control Room stated that train services  from Colombo to Puttalam have been restricted to Chilaw.

Services have been restricted after a train had collided with a container causing the  train to be derailed. Three individuals have been hospitalised in the accident.

Police stated that the two drivers of the train and the container had been admitted to the Puttalam Hospital due to shock. Another passenger who sustained minor injuries was also hospitalised.

Police added that the container involved in the accident was transporting machinery from Colombo.

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