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* Sri Lanka Railways develops ten stations to international standard
Sun, Sep 16, 2012, 09:48 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Sept 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka Railways Planning Director Wijaya Samarasinghe says that the Department of Railway has planned to develop ten railway stations of the island to international standards.

The railway stations selected for the project are the country's busiest stations.

Colombo Fort, Maradana, Ragama, Gampaha, Veyangoda, Anuradhapura, Vavuniya, Batticaloa, Kandy and Galle will be equipped with the state of the art facilities under the plan.

Earlier, in February 2011, Ministry of Transport obtained cabinet approval for developing 11 railway stations as commercial centers. The railway stations selected were Colombo Fort, Slave Island, Colpetty, Bambalapitiya, Wellawatte, Dehiwala, Angulana, Ratmalana, Moratuwa, and Panadura.

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