A new intercity express train between Colombo Fort and Kandy will be operated during the weekends.
General Manager of Railways B.A.P. Ariyaratne said that this train will be operated from the 26th of this month for the convenience of the public. The train will leave the Colombo Fort Railway Station at 9.30 a.m. and reach Kandy at 11.57 a.m. It will leave Kandy at 5.45 p.m. and reach Colombo Fort at 8.16 p.m. The Railway Department said that the train will stop only at the Peradeniya Railway Station. The train also consists of an observation car.