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Super luxury bus services on Expressways

Super luxury bus services on Expressways
Super luxury bus services on Expressways

Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB)
will commence three super luxury bus services from Colombo via the Southern
Expressway and Katunayake Expressway from this month. SLTB Chief Operations
Superintendent H. M. Chandrasiri said luxury buses will run from Colombo to
Galle, Colombo to Matara, and Colombo to Kuliyapitiya. They will start the
journey from Colombo Central Bus Stand. The SLTB has already deployed over 70
super luxury buses to transport passengers on both the Southern and Katunayake
These buses run on the Maharagama-Galle, Maharagama-Matara,
Kaduwela-Matara, Kaduwela-Galle, Panadura-Matara, Katunayake-Colombo,
Kuliyapitiya-Colombo, Chilaw-Colombo and Ja-ela-Colombo routes. 

The number of
buses will be increased according to the needs in the future. Chandrasiri added
that high standard buses were purchased by the SLTB with a concern for
passenger safety. “Well-experienced drivers and luxury coaches are a must to
operate transport services on the expressways and we have trained drivers in
this regard,” he said. He said the SLTB earns an average daily income of nearly
Rs. 2 million from these super luxury buses. “We plan to add more buses from
main towns and cities including the North and East across the country on both
expressways in due course,” he added. He said all these super luxury buses in
service have very high standards to ensure luxury, comfort and safety of

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