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* New intercity train service from Colombo to Vavuniya on Northern line
Sat, Sep 10, 2011, 10:13 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka Railways will launch a new intercity train service from Colombo Fort main station to Vavuniya on Sunday, the government media announced today.

According to the Superintendent of Railways Transportation, L.A.R. Ratnayake, the daily service will be inaugurated on September 11 at the Anuradhapura Railway Station. On the First day, the train is scheduled to leave for Colombo from Anuradhapura at 4:00 p.m.

The regular service between Colombo and Vavuniya will however begin on Monday, September 12th from the Colombo Fort station.

The intercity train is regularly scheduled leave Colombo Fort at 6:50 a.m. and will stop over at Anuradhapura at 10:02 a.m. and will then proceed to reach Vavuniya by 10:50 a.m.

On the return trip, the train will leave Vavuniya at 3:10 p.m. and reach Colombo Fort by 8:15 p.m.

The train will stop only at Polgahawela, Kurunegala, Galgamuwa, Anuradhapura, Medawachchiya and Vavuniya railway stations.

This new service will complement the existing train service that starts from Colombo Fort at 4:20p.m. to Vavuniya, the Railways said.



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