Suspended train service to resume
The train services that had been suspended from last July to upgrade
the coastal railway line between Galle and Aluthgama, will resume on
The newly constructed Galle-Aluthgama segment will be opened with the
train Sagarika," which will commence from the Matara Railway station at
4.05 am and reach Aluthgama Railway station at 6.03 am on March 19.
Sri Lanka Railways Operating Superintendent L.A.R. Ratnayake, told
the Daily News that the newly laid express railway line from Galle to
Aluthgama, had been modernized into a high speed rail track, enabling
trains to travel at over 100 kms per hour.