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New Railway Line Inaugurated

Dec 28, 2010 10:03:57 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The Sri Lanka Railway Department has today (28) inaugurated a new railway line between Colombo Fort and Maradana.

The Railway Department has stated that the new line was inaugurated today morning and it is expected to reduce the congestion between the Colombo Fort and Maradana railway stations.

In addition to the new railway line, Sri Lanka Railways is also making arrangements to commence the new express railway line from Galle to Matara on January 15.

Once the new railway line is completed between Galle and Matara, trains plying on the track could travel at up to 100Km per hour.