Sri Lanka to operate luxury train coaches to Badulla, North, East & South routes

Oct 31, 2019 (LBO) – Sri Lanka is to operate luxury train coaches to Badulla, Northern, Eastern, and Southern routes considering the demand for such luxury services for tourism.

Accordingly, the Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to call competitive bids for the selection of contractors for this operation for five years.

Cabinet approval has already been granted for the awarding of contracts for the development and operation of luxury train coaches for tourism on a lease basis.

The luxury passenger carriage service on the Kandy Line is currently in operation, but it is not operating in Badulla, Northern, Eastern, and Southern routes.