Fuel Shortage hits Public Transport

Fuel Shortage hits Public Transport

by Teena Marian 30-03-2022 | 3:06 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka's Fuel Shortage has severely affected the public transport sector.

President of the All Ceylon Private Bus Owners Association, Gemunu Wijeratne said only 25% of the private bus services are in operation tas of Wednesday (30).

The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) says six depots have not received stocks of fuel despite orders being placed adding that measures are underway to resolve the issue.

Deputy General Manager of the SLTB, A. H. Pandula Swarnahansa said bus time tables are being revised prioritizing operations during peak hours.