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Sunday, 06 July 2014 - 8:14
Train derails along the coastal line injuring 7. New tracks to replace dilapidated tracks.
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Two compartments of a Colombo Fort-bound train derailed near the Bambalapitiya railway station last evening injuring at least 7 persons.

The wounded passengers have been admitted to the Colombo national hospital.

General Manager of the Railway Department B A Ariyarathna stated that the train derailed as a result of dilapidated tracks.

Railways General Manager also stated that new tracks will be installed and speed limits will be imposed.
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