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New express train service to Polonnaruwa inaugurated

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Pulathisi Express, a new train service to Polonnaruwa from Fort Railway Station was inaugurated under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, Taranjit Singh Sandhu and Minister Arjuna Ranatunga on Wednesday.

President Sirisena and Indian envoy Taranjith Singh Sandhu were on board the train.

Indian High Commission release said that the train is supplied to Sri Lanka Railways by M/s RITES Ltd. under Indian Line of Credit. The train has best-in-class passenger amenities with fully rotating seats in the Air-Conditioned Chair Cars, on-board entertainment system and modular interiors.

The train will leave Colombo Fort daily at 3.05 pm and reach Polonnaruwa at 7.47 pm. The train leaves for Colombo from Polonnaruwa at 3.45 am and reaches Colombo Fort at 9.08 am. The train will stop at Polgahawela, Kurunegala, Maho, Kalawewa, Kekirawa, Habarana and Hingurakgoda. Seat booking facilities are available on this train service.

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