Inter provincial public transport commences

Sunday, 01 August 2021 - 8:25

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All inter-provincial bus and train services will be resumed from today in accordance with health instructions.

State Minister of Transport Dilum Amunugama said that instructions have been given to operate buses limiting passengers intake to the seat capacity of the busses.

Chairman of the Sri Lanka Transport Board Kingsley Ranawaka stated that all SLTB owned inter-provincial and provincial buses will be used for this purpose.

The National Transport Commission stated that the Provincial Councils have been instructed to operate inter-provincial private buses from today.

Meanwhile, General Manager of Railways Dhammika Jayasundara said that trains will be operated between provinces on the instructions of the Secretary of Transport.