India-assisted northern Sri Lanka railways trial run successful


COLOMBO: India today announced the successful completion of trail run on a key railway track in Tamil-majority northern Sri Lanka, a region that suffered heavily during the three decade-long civil war.

The trial took place along the renovated Madhu Road- Thiruketheeswaram line.

“The trial run evoked considerable enthusiasm among the local populace and many people were seen spontaneously cheering the train as it passed by”, a press release issued by the Indian High Commission here said. More info

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