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* Bus services on Southern Expressway to Matara begins from today
Tue, Apr 8, 2014, 09:38 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 08, Colombo: Passenger bus services will commence from today to Matara on Sri Lanka's Southern Expressways, Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) authorities said.

Manager of Matara Bus Depot Lasantha Sanjeeva has said that the service has been initiated in response to a proposal made by the Matara District parliamentarian and Deputy Minister of Post Sanath Jayasuriya.

According to the authorities, a bus will leave from Maharagama to Matara at every 20 minutes and 10 SLTB buses have been deployed for the service.

Both the private and SLTB buses will operate on the Expressway according to a timetable.

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