Train services were not canceled as reported by the media; Minister Bandula Gunawardena says in the Ministerial Consultative Committee


 A model new program to stop the cancellation of trains by the highest of this month

 A model new follow schedule in early February
 Focuses on providing the 100% various to purchase long-distance follow tickets on-line

The Minister of Transport and Highways and Minister of Mass Media Hon. (Dr) Bandula Gunawardena acknowledged that the follow corporations weren’t canceled because of retirement of the employees as reported by the media.

He acknowledged above on the Ministerial consultative Committee on Transport and Highways met in Parliament currently (05) beneath the chairmanship of the Minister.

The officers who had been present recognized that, even when a positive number of trains had been to be canceled because of retirement of Railway Division officers, it was not as extreme as reported by the media. The officers moreover acknowledged that though a small number of follow journeys had been cancelled, it was confirmed as an enormous amount by the media.

Speaking further, the Minister acknowledged that because of arrival of additional vacationers on the Katunayake Airport, further trains wanted to be deployed beforehand few days to supply fuel, and for that function, the trains wanted to be lowered significantly. He moreover acknowledged that he expects to reveal the data that the trains weren’t canceled as reported by the media.

Moreover, the Minister inquired the officers present concerning the potential of ending the cancelation of trains by the highest of this month because of retirement of officers. Moreover they acknowledged that solely 10 follow drivers had retired on the end of ultimate yr.

Minister Bandula Gunawardena moreover recognized {{that a}} new follow schedule shall be supplied at first of February, in accordance with the obtainable functionality in Railway Division.

Except for that, the potential of ordering tickets 100% on-line for long-distance follow corporations with vacationer sights much like ”Ella-Odyssey” was moreover talked about throughout the meeting. The Committee moreover licensed the Guidelines revealed throughout the Gazette Extraordinary No. 2287/28 of 07 July 2022, made by the Minister of Transport and Highways and Minister of Mass Media beneath the Motor Guests Act.

State Ministers Hon. Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Hon. Siripala Gamlath, Hon. Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan, Hon. Anuradha Jayaratne, Hon. Shanta Bandara, Hon. Diana Gamage, Members of Parliament Hon. Mahindananda Aluthgamage, Hon. Mujibur Rahman, Hon. S. Adeikalanathan, Hon. Madhura Withanage, Hon. Sampath Athukorala, , Hon. (Prof.) Ranjith Bandara, Hon. Mudita Prishanthi de Soyza, Hon. Premnath C. Dolawatta, Hon. Upul Mahendra Rajapaksa, Hon. Gunathilaka Rajapaksa, Hon. Sumit Udukumbura and Hon. Manjula Dissanayake had been moreover present on the committee.




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