Trains operating on several routes suspended because of Covid

Trains operating on several routes have been suspended because of the coronavirus.

Sri Lanka Railways said sixteen train journeys to Kandy, Badulla, Jaffna and Pollonaruwa have been cancelled from tomorrow (30).

It further said several intercity trains have been temporarily cancelled with effect from 1st May.

Sri Lanka Railways pointed out that the train services have been cancelled also due to prior ticket bookings being minimal due to the Coronavirus situation in the country.

Meanwhile, 29 areas in eight Districts have currently been placed under isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Colombo Gazette)