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* Sri Lanka color codes public transport vehicles
Fri, Nov 16, 2012, 11:47 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 16, Colombo: In a measure to better serve the public Sri Lanka's Ministry of Transport has decided to color code public transport vehicles including buses.

The Cabinet of ministers has approved a proposal made by the Minister of Transport Kumara Welgama to paint vehicles used for passenger transport in different colors.

Accordingly, all passenger vehicles will require to be painted with the specified color in the Pantone Color Guide.

All private passenger transport busses will be painted light blue- Pantone code 2707C while the public passenger transport buses of Sri Lanka Transport Board are assigned red- Pantone code 185C.

Vehicle used as School Vans and School Buses are to be painted yellow- Pantone code 1375C.

The new color system will be implemented for vehicles to be registered from February 1, 2013 onwards and for all other vehicles referred to above, registered and operated at present, from January 1, 2014.

At present, about 20,000 buses have been deployed for passenger transport both by state and private sector, according to the government.



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