By:Isuru ParakramaColombo (LNW): The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) announced that special transport services for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year will be in operation today (16).
Accordingly, additional buses and travel times will operate till April 18, for those returning from their villages, the Board said.
Meanwhile, Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association stated that 50 per cent of private buses are expected to operate today.
About 20 per cent of private buses operated yesterday (15) and arrangements have been made to operate about 50 per cent today, according to Union Chief Gemunu Wijeratne.
Meanwhile, Deputy Railway General Manager V.S. Polwattage revealed that special trains will operate till April 17 for the convenience of passengers. These services will operate in addition to the existing train schedule, he added.