Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
No+need+to+revise+bus+and+train+fares%3B+says+Minister+Welgama
Monday, 03 June 2013 - 14:20
No need to revise bus and train fares; says Minister Welgama
1,255

Views

Transport Minister Kumar Welgama said that there is no need to revise the bus fares.

 

Participating in the launch of the country’s first air conditioned intercity express train in Kandy this morning the minister said the government has no idea to increase the train fares as well.

  

The air conditioned intercity express train which began its maiden journey from Kandy early this morning arrived at Fort Railway Station at 8.42am.

 

The new super service will run between Colombo and Kandy on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday and one way ticket would cost  500 rupees per passenger.

 

Addressing the gathering Minister Welgama said that similar services will be introduced on other lines as well in the future.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
167 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,247 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
5,222 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
10,276 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
307 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
38,322 Views
Top