A special train service will be in operation from August 25 to 29 for the large crowd witnessing the Kandy Esala Perahera, a spokesman for the Railway Department said.

The trains will function from Kandy to Colombo, Colombo to Kandy, Kandy to Matale and Matale to Kandy, Kandy to Nawalapitiya and Nawalapitiya to Kandy.

The timetable:

Colombo to Kandy

The train leaving Colombo at 9.30 a.m. will reach Kandy at 1.15 p.m.

August 30: The train leaving Colombo at 7.05 a.m. will reach Kandy at 10.00 a.m.

 

Kandy to Colombo

The train leaving Kandy at 11.45 p.m. will reach Colombo at 3.00 a.m.

 

Matale to Kandy

The train leaving Matale at 3.30 p.m. will reach Kandy at 4.47 p.m.

The train leaving Matale at 08.45 p.m. will reach Kandy at 9.45 a.m.

 

Kandy to Matale

The train leaving Kandy at 1.55 p.m. will reach Matale at 2.27 p.m.

The train leaving Kandy at 10.45 p.m. will reach Matale at 11.54 p.m.

August 29: The train leaving Kandy at 11.55 p.m. will reach Matale at 1.13 a.m.

August 30: The train leaving Kandy at 2.40 p.m. will reach Matale at 4.03 a.m.

 

 Kandy to Nawalapitiya

The train leaving Kandy at 11.55 p.m. will reach Nawalapitiya at 1.52 a.m.

 

Matale to Colombo

August 29: The train leaving Matale at 12.40 a.m. will reach Colombo at 1.55 a.m.

 




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