Srilanka Government

Colombo Fort Railway Station

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


Special Tourist Service with Private Sector Participation

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


Jaffna Railway Station

The railway station in Jaffna is being reconstructed by the Sri Lanka Railways with the assistance ...

Special Air Conditioned Jaffna Night Intercity Express Train

The Department of Railways has decided to commence a special air conditioned Night Intercity Express train to Jaffna runs Friday only start from 17th of June, 2022 onwards for overnight journey that will operate on high-demand routes. Train will operate from Mount Lavinia to Kankesanthurai. This train scheduled to begin its journey every Friday at 10 pm in the night from Mount Lavinia railway station and scheduled to reach the Kankesanthurai railway station at 05.54 am next day (Saturday).

Train will return on every Sunday night at 10 pm from Kankesanthurai railway station and this journey will start from 19th June, 2022 and the express train will reach to Mount Lavinia railway station at 06 am on next day (Monday).

Seat reservation can make through web and mobile apps.

The URL of the web for Seat reservation:



වෙන් කළ ආසන සහිත දුම්රියන්වල වෙන්කළ ආසන සඳහා ගාස්තු සංශෝධනය 2022

වෙන් කළ ආසන සහිත දුම්රියන්වල වෙන්කළ ආසන සඳහා ගාස්තු 2022/06/01දින පැය 00.00 සිට පහත පරිදි ගාස්තු සංශෝධනය කර ඇත

2022/06/01 இலிருந்து நடைமுறையிலுள்ள இருக்கை முன்பதிவு செய்யப்படும் புகையிரதங்களுக்கான புதிய கட்டண விபரங்கள்

Revision of charges for Seat Reservation with effect from 01.06.2022

The Ticket fares for all reservation seats in all Trains which are operate to Badulla, Jaffna, Batticaloa, Beliatta, Trincomalee and Mannar have been revised from 1st of June, 2022.



Web application for advance on-line seat reservation

දුම්රිය දෙපාර්තමේන්තුව හා මොබිටෙල් ආයතනය ඒකාබද්ධව හදුන්වාදෙනු ලබන දුම්රිය ආසන වෙන්කිරීමේ Web යෙදවුමට පහත සබැඳියෙන් පිවිසෙන්න.

இலங்கை புகையிரத் திணைக்களம் மற்றும் மொபிடெல் ஆகியன இணைந்து பயணிகளுக்கான ஆசன முற்பதிவு செய்வதற்காக நிகழ்நிலை இணைய வழியூடான விண்ணப்ப முறைமையினை அறிமுகப்படுத்தியுள்ளன. ஆசன முற்பதிவுகளிற்கு கீழே உள்ள இணைப்பினை அணுகவும்.

Department of Railways and SLT-MOBITEL have been introduced a Web application for train seat reservation to the passengers. Click here for Web link.

Launching Ceremony



Upgrading of Railway Line from Maho to Omanthai

Overall Objective:

To enhance the track condition of Northern Line from Maho to Omanthai in order to facilitate the safe, efficient and comfortable transportation for the passengers and freight transportation.

The details of the above work is given below;

  • Client: Sri Lanka Railways
  • Consultant: Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau (CECB)
  • Contractor: Ircon international Ltd. (India)
  • Contractor value: USD 91.27 million
  • Length: 128 km

The existing track conditions in the above project area.



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