Special train services that are provided for the school vacation, start today. The Railway Department said that a special intercity express train is being operated between Colombo Fort and Bandarawela.
The special train will leave the Colombo Fort Railway station on the 12th , 14th , 16th 18th 20th 22nd 24th 26th 28th 30th and 1st and 3rd of September at 8.30am. It will reach the Bandarawela railway station at 4.10pm. The train will stop only at Peradeniya, Gampola, Nawalapitiya, Hatton, Thalawakele, Nanu-oya, Ambewela, Ohiya, Haputala and Diyatalawa railway stations. It leaves the Bandarawela railway station at 6.40pm and arrives at the Fort railway station at 2.20pm. The Railway Department said that the train will arrive from Bandarawela on 13th, 15th 17th 19th 21st 23rd 25th 27th 29th 31st and 2nd and 4th of September with effect from tomorrow.