United States Virginia change
Sri Lanka Breaking News
Sri Lanka parliament
vivalankaSri Lanka newsSri Lanka businessSri Lanka sportsSri Lanka technologySri Lanka travelSri Lanka videosSri Lanka eventssinhala newstamil newsSri Lanka business directory
vivalanka advertising
Stay Connected
Popular Searches
T20 World Cup
Sponsored Links
Sri Lanka Explorer

Opening of Colombo-Ja-Ela dual track railway line

May 24, 2011 2:42:41 AM - news.lk

WelgamaThe Colombo - Ja-Ela dual track railway line will be declared open by the Minister of Transport Kumara Welgama today.  The railway line from Colombo to Puttalam covering a distance of 134 kilometers was a single track since its inception in 1926, which caused the journey slow due to the need of stopping the train to facilitate crossings.