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SLTB, Railways to launch special services in keeping with Poson celebrations

12 June 2019 - 33   - 0

The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) will deploy 600 buses to operate across five areas in the country as a part of the special transport arrangements in line with the Poson festival.

These buses will operate across the Anuradhapura, Colombo, Kandy, and the North-Western areas from June 14 - 18, the Transport Ministry said.

Additional buses will be deployed by the SLTB if and when required, the Ministry noted in a press release.

According to the Transport Ministry, new routes have been introduced for buses this year. These routes include, Kantale - Seruwawila, Mahiyangana - Elle - Anuradhapura, Anuradhapura - Mihintale, and Anuradhapura - Thanthirimale.

Meanwhile, the Railways Department will also launch a special train service between Anuradhapura and Mihintale from June 14 onwards. 

Special trains will also operate between Fort - Anuradhapura, Mahawa - Anuradhapura, and Anuradhapura - Beliatta.

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