The Road Development Authority (RDA) has stated that a special programme will be implemented in order to prevent congestion along the Southern Expressway during the festive season.
Director of Expressway Renovations Unit, S. Opanayaka, noted that traffic congestion can be witnessed along the Matara – Godagama stretch.
He said that details of the traffic situation along the expressway can be obtained by dialing 1969.
The Department of Railways has said that two special train services will be made available for those travelling out of Colombo for the festive season.
Accordingly. there will be a train from Colombo – Fort to Mahawa at 1.05 p.m. and another train from Colombo – Fort to Bandarawela at 7.30 p.m.