Train services between Anuradhapura and Mihintale are free of charge for Poson pilgrims.
The Railways Department has made arrangement to operate 60 trips. The free service commenced on Monday. It will be operative until Friday. There are a large number of pilgrims who had gone to Anuradhapura for Poson. Director of Operations at the Department Vijaya Samarasinghe said the aim of this free service is to cater to the needs of pilgrims traveling between Anuradhapura and Mihintale.