Colombo-Kandy intercity train service daily
The intercity train service between Colombo Fort and Kandy which
operated only during the weekends will begin to operate on a daily basis
from July 15, following the huge commuter demand.
General Manager of Railways B.A.P. Ariyaratne said that this train
service commenced operations from June 26. The train operated only on
Saturdays and Sundays earlier.
But, we have decided to operate this service on weekdays as well. The
train will leave the Colombo Fort Railway Station at 9.30 a.m. and reach
Kandy at 11.57 a.m. It leaves Kandy at 5.45 p.m. and reaches Colombo
Fort at 8.16 p.m. He said that the train will only stop at Peradeniya.
This train has four second class compartments and an observation car.
A second class ticket will cost Rs 220 and an observation car ticket
is priced at Rs 360, he said.