A special bus service will introduced for the Sinhala and Tamil New year from April 7 and will continue until April 21.

SLTB Chief Operations Superintendent H.M. Chandrasiri said 5000 buses would be deployed each day, for the two weeks, around the country.

Normally there are only 4200 buses. Each day 400 additional buses will be leaving and arriving at the Central Bus Stand in Pettah. In addition to this we have laid on extra buses to all Pradeshiya Sabha divisions for the people to go to the capital and back.

Sri Lanka Railways has put on eight extra trains to Badulla, Galle and Matara. The special train to Matara that normally operates only on weekends and state holidays will also be working from April 2 to April 20.

 

Trains:

8 extra trains to and from Badulla, Galle and Matara

From Colombo to Badulla

  • 9th April 2014
  • 11th April 2014
  • 13th April 2014
  • 17th April 2014
  • 19th April 2014

 

From Badulla to Colombo

  • 10th April 2014
  • 12th April 2014
  • 16th April 2014
  • 18th April 2014
  • 20th April 2014

 

From Colombo to Galle

  • 9th April 2014
  • 10th April 2014
  • 11th April 2014
  • 12th April 2014
  • 16th April 2014
  • 17th April 2014

 

From Colombo to Matara

  • 9th April 2014
  • 10th April 2014
  • 11th April 2014
  • 12th April 2014
  • 16th April 2014
  • 17th April 2014
  • 18th April 2014
  • 19th April 2014
  • 20th April 2014

 

Extra Buses from Colombo Fort to Outstations

Special service from April 7-21

5000 buses for fie New Year- per day

normally 4200 buses – per day Per day

400 extra buses from Pettah, Central bus stand to out station and back

 

Extra Highway Buses from Colombo Fort to Outstations

Normally 44

Highway 30 extra

Buses to connect with trains in Badulla, Bandarawela and Kurniegala




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