The first train of the 6 power sets imported from India, makes the first test run from Colombo to Jaffna.

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Secretary to the Ministry of Transport L.P Jayampathi says they hope to add better quality trains to the service for the convenience of the commuters. The ‘S-13’ train which is the first of 6 power sets ordered from India, made a test run this morning form Colombo to Jaffna. He said that five power sets and 160 compartments would be imported in future. The engineers of the India Engineering Company said that the trains have been made to suit Sri Lanka’s railway tracks.

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