After the reconstruction of the southern Express railway, the Train services are become scheduled services between Maradana and Matara from today.
The Costal Railway line will access to operate train at speed on 100 Km per hours and will be able to reach Matara in 2 hours and 45 Minutes from Maradana. And it will help to save almost 1 hour and 30 Minutes of usual train service between Maradana and Matara.
All the unprotected railway gates are taken measurement to safeguard and install New Cross gates.
It is one of the milestones of the Srilankan transport and Railway Service.