Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 13 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* 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.



ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka police beef up security during nomination process
-- [4 hours ago]
Sanath Jayasuriya not to contest parliamentary elections
-- [4 hours ago]
India considering to establish a rail bridge link to Sri Lanka
-- [5 hours ago]
Sri Lanka tourist arrivals up by 11.9 percent in June 2015
-- [5 hours ago]
Nominations for Sri Lanka parliamentary elections will be accepted from today
-- [6 hours ago]
UNP elated over UPFA decision to nominate Rajapaksa
Sri Lanka's Colombo Stock Exchange goes for paperless board meetings
Sri Lankan President praises former president Chandrika for not being corrupt
Sri Lankan government recruits 3600 rehabilitated LTTE cadres to the Civil Defence Force
Sri Lanka Marxist party JVP accuses President of betraying people

Copyright © 2000, 2012 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.