Light Rail Transport in Colombo and suburbs

13 August 2017 - 354   - 0

Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka has proposed an ambitious Light Rail Transport (LRT) project in the City. To be undertaken with assistance from JAICA (Japan International Co-operation Agency), it will cover highly populated City areas running through four divisional secretariat areas. They are Kaduwela, Kotte, Thimbirigasyaya and other Colombo Municipality areas.

JAICA is already funding a feasibility study of the LRT that will begin in February 2018. Land acquisition for the project is to be carried out in keeping with social safeguards laid down by JAICA.

Read More Cafe Spectator

  Comments - 0

  • Leave a comment

Top Stories

President as Chief Guest at Pakistan Republic Day celebrations

President Maithripala Sirisena attended the Pakistan Republic Day celebrations which were held in Islamabad, today on a grand scale  as the Ch...

23 March 2018 - Views : 72

New Chairman of Central Environmental Authority appointed

23 March 2018

Sarkozy will appeal restrictions in Libya probe: lawyer

23 March 2018

Police seize champagne and wine worth Rs.50 million

23 March 2018



Features & Analysis

Easter sale at the Dutch Burgher Union

Once again The Dutch Burgher Union has organized its annual Easter Sale on Sunday, March 25, 2018 from ...

Colombo Fashion Week Day 1

Day One of Colombo Fashion Week’s main designer showcase for 2019 Spring/Summer season t...

Little Girl Giant Puppet's public performance at the World Puppet Day Celebrations

The Little Girl Giant Puppet of Sri Lanka will have its public premiere at the World Puppet Day Celebrations on Satur...

British School in Colombo presents 'Anything Goes'

This March, the British School in Colombo hopes to take audiences back in time to style of theatre and music that wil...