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Special transport services during Madu Festival

Aug 6, 2011 8:23:50 AM - itnnews.lk

Ministry of Transport said that special buses and trains will be operated during the Madhu Festival.

The services jointly operated by the Railway Department and the Sri Lanka Transport Board will be launched on the 16th of this month. A special train will be operated from Negombo to Medawachchiya at 7.45 a.m  on the 13th and 14th of this month while it will be operated from Medawachchiya to Negombo at 4.45 pm on the 15th . Meanwhile extra compartments will be added to the trains that are operated from Matara to Medawachchiya. Fifteen buses will be deployed between Talai-Mannar, Mannar and Madhu. Meanwhile arrangements have been made to operate around 30 buses from areas such as Negombo, Wennappuwa, Chilaw,  and Jaela. A special counter has been set up at the premises of the Madhu church for the public to buy tickets.