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Colombo Fort Railway Station

This is the main railway station situated in the heart of Colombo. The building was built and put in...

Railways

Railway Centralised Traffic Control (CTC) Center

The Centralised Traffic Control with Colour Light Signalling was introduced to the Suburban Section ...

Railways

S- 11 Diesel Multiple Units

Sri Lanka Railway has ordered 20 Diesel Multiple Units from India and are being received in Sri Lank...

Railways

Special Tourist Service with Private Sector Participation

Special Service for tourists and others is being provided by Sri Lanka Railways by introducing a spe...

Trincomalee Line

Station Details in Trincomalee Line Station Distance in KM - fro...




Official launching of train service to Kilinochchi

The first segment of the re-constructed Railway Track from Omanthai to Kilinochchi (63 km) in the Northern Railway Line (146 km) was opened for train traffic on 14.09.2013 by the President of Sri Lanka, Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa. The Railway Track has been designed for 120 km/h and the entire section is with welded rails (60 kg) and Colour Light Signalling.




 

Official launching of train service to Kilinochchi

The Railway Track from Omanthai to Kilinochchi (63 km) is having 05 Railway Stations and the Station Building Complex at Kilinochch was also handed over to the pubic by the President, Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa

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'Yal Devi' Express to North

The 'Yal Devi' express train which was popular among the citizens of the northern part of Sri Lanka was re-introduced from 14.09.2013. Three trains will run daily from Colombo to Kilinochchi and Sri Lanka Railways has planned to increase the train traffic along with the passenger demand.

 

Track & Signalling in Northern Railway Line

The new railway track has been designed to run at 120 km/h and inaugural train negotiated all the curves at 100 km/h. Sri Lanka Railways has  planned to complete the next segment from Kilinochchi to Pallai  (40 km) by December 2013. The entire re-construction of the Norther Line (from Omanthai to Kankesanthurai - 146 km) will be completed by May 2014. Earlier in May 2013, Sri Lanka Railways completed the re-construction of first 43 km section of the Talaimannar  Line from Meadwachchiya to Madhu Road. The next 65 km section of this line will also be completed soon.

 

   
 
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