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* New intercity train connects Sri Lanka's South to North
Thu, Oct 11, 2012, 10:19 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka Railways has taken measures to ply a new intercity train across the country from South to North.

The new train added on the instructions of Minister of Transport Kumara Welgama and General Manager of Railways B.A.P. Ariyaratne is another measure to connect the North and the South.

Accordingly, the new train from Matara in the South to Vavuniya in the North will start plying from this Saturday (13).

The train will take off from Matara every Saturday at 7:00 a.m. and will reach Colombo Fort at 9:40 a.m. It will leave Colombo at 9:50 a.m. and reach Anuradhapura at 1:30 p.m. The train will reach Vavuniya at around 2:25 p.m.



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