Special train services are operative from today on behalf of the Kandy Dalada Perahera. A special which will begin from the Colombo Fort Railway Station at 9.50 a.m. will reach Kandy at 1.11 p.m. The train which begins from the Kandy Station at 11.45 p.m. will arrive at the Colombo Fort Station at 3.08 a.m. A train which will leave Kandy at 11.55 p.m. will reach Nawalapitiya at 1.42 a.m. These special trains will be operative until Saturday the 13th. A train which will leave Colombo Fort on Sunday the 14th at 7.10 a.m. will reach Kandy at 10.16 a.m. According to the Railways Department the train which leaves Kandy at 5.45 p.m. the same day is scheduled to reach Colombo Fort at 9.05 p.m. The Department said that many special trains will be operating between Kandy and Matale.