Old rail tracks and signal systems

Source:  www.colombopage.com

Nov 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka Minister of Transport Kumar Welgama said in parliament today that the Sri Lanka Railway Department had recorded 120 train derailments in the period between 2011 and 2014.

Response to a question raised by the opposition in parliament, the Minister further stated that 14 accidents had taken place during this period.

The derailments and accidents have caused massive damage to the Sri Lanka Railways and the commuters were in immense difficulties, he said. More info

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