Jan 10, Colombo: Sri Lanka Railways has taken steps to start a new train service from Colombo Fort to Matale, a distance of 148 kilometers.
Sri Lanka Railways Commercial Superintendent office said a new train will start from the 20th of January.
On every Friday and Saturday, the train will leave Colombo Fort Railway Station at 2.20 p.m. and reach Matale station at 7.13 p.m.
On every Saturday and Monday, the train will depart from Matale station at 6.40 a.m. and arrive Colombo Fort Railway Station at 11.45 a.m.
A first class ticket will cost Rs. 400 while a second class ticket is Rs. 220. Third Class ticket price is Rs. 125.