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Colombo-Batticoloa Rail Line Still Out

Jan 15, 2011 7:56:47 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The Railway Department has said that the railway line between Colombo and Batticaloa is still out of order due to the floods experienced in several districts.

Floods and the North Central and Eastern Provinces have affected rail travel on the respective railway line.

Although floods that affect the Batticaloa railway line has receded a little, authorities have said that trains could not commute on the track until the water recedes some more.

The railway line from Valachchenai to Batticoloa is also temporarily out of order.