The Transport Minister has advised officials to start the renovation work on the Upcountry rail track urgently.
Minister Kumara Welgama who traveled from Colombo to Badulla on train inspected the shortcomings of the rail track. He inspected the railway stations that experience floods and landslides. The Upcountry rail track has not long been renovated. Due to this reason a longer time is consumed to travel from Colombo to Badulla. The Minister who took these factors into consideration advised the authorities to carry out the required renovations.