The Railways Department is looking at launching luxury trains with the aim of promoting them as venues for various events.
The Department is looking at providing facilities to hold functions like weddings, meetings or other parties inside these luxury trains.
Planning Director of Sri Lanka Railways, Vijaya Samarasinghe has told the media that the Department has decided to import two luxury trains from China for the purpose.
The trains are to be imported to the country within two months.
According to Samarasinghe, a specific schedule is to be designed for these luxury trains in a manner it would travel on all the main railway tracks in the island.