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New luxury buses for SLTB




Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe deployed new luxury buses to SLTB today at Shalika Ground in Narahenpitiya.

Transport Minister Arjuna Ranatunga, State Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Ashok Abeysinghe, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Transport Board Upali Marasinghe were also present at the event.

SLTB launches special program due to train strike




The Sri Lanka Transport Board says that a special program will be implemented today to minimize hardships faced by commuters, affected by the railway strike.

SLTB Chairman Upali Marasinghe said that leave for all SLTB employees has been suspended to facilitate the program.

He said every effort will be made to assist the commuters, and noted that buses will be deployed to railway stations as well.

Sri Lanka Transport Board receives 9 luxury buses




Nine luxury buses were handed over to the Sri Lanka Transport Board today (June 27). A total sum of Rs 153.9 million was spent to acquire these luxury buses.

These buses are to be added to the fleet of buses in seven bus depots island wide. The buses are equipped with passenger safety features, air conditioning and a security camera system.

Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga noted they are still used to building their buses on lorry chassis and transporting the people of this country. He added these buses were handed over to the SLTB as a measure of changing this situation and they are also planning to bring down 2000 of these buses to Sri Lanka.