Fuel shortage affects transport sector

Fuel shortage affects transport sector

Fuel shortage affects transport sector

Written by Zulfick Farzan

17 May, 2022 | 8:19 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); Although the curfew was lifted at 5.00 AM today (17), the transport authorities said that it is NOT possible to fully restore public transport services due to the lack of fuel.

The National Transport Commission (NTC) stated that the inter-provincial bus services have resumed, however, the number of buses in operation had reduced.

The Department of Railways stated that office and other trains are currently operating according to the normal schedules.

Superintendent of Operations of the Department, Gamini Seneviratne stated that 12 trains have been canceled so far due to a problem recalling staff for work following the imposition of the curfew.

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