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JKH committed to protect historic Slave Island Railway Station

Mar 9, 2010 1:13:26 AM - thecolombotimes.com

By Anandi Jayawardene


Situated in the hub of commercial activity, the Slave Island Railway Station, better known as the Kompanna Vidiya Railway Station, stands strong as one of the oldest legacies of our British heritage. The area got its name during the British occupation and originates from the Portuguese and Dutch period of administration when slaves, mostly African, were brought here.