Apr 07, 2017

Additional public transport for festive season

The National Transport Commission (NTC) says that 400 additional buses will be deployed for the convenience of the public, in line with the upcoming festive season.

Chairman of the NTC, M.A.P. Hemachandra says, upto 3,200 buses would be in operation during the festive season.

He added that the special transport system which commences today, April 07, will be in effect until April 24.

Meanwhile, the Department of Railways says a special train service would be in operation to Jaffna, Galle, Matara and several other areas, starting from April 12.