The Railway Department says that arrangement has been made to operate
several special train services in view of the New Year season.
Speaking to our news team, Railways Planning Director Wijeya
Samarasinhge said that in view of the New Year, even the coastal
railway line which was under repair, would be open to commuters although its repairs had not ended.
Meanwhile, the Sri Lanka Transport Board will also deploy 200 additional buses today in view of the festive season.
The special bus service will continue until the 17th of this month.
A senior spokesperson of the SLTB stated that all together 700 additional buses have been deployed.