The National Transportation Board states that 13 brand news buses will be deployed to ply the Southern Expressway with effect from today aimed at facilitating commuter transport requirements during the upcoming festive season.
According to the Deputy Chairman of the NTB L.A. Wimalaraathna special bus services are to be implemented island wide in view of the festivities.
Moreover the Department Railways has also implemented special train services aimed at Facilitating commuter requirements during the festive season, with special train schedules & cabins been coupled to express train services.
The police headquarter says that a special programme has been put in place for the safety of the people who come to the island’s main cities in view of the festal season.
Police Media spokesman SP Buddhika Siriwardhana said that in particular more police officers in civvies had been deployed in this programme.
This programme has been put in place as a joint endeavor of the CID, the Colombo Criminal Division, State Intelligence Unit and the islands’ other Police Stations.