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பாதையின் மொத்த நீளம் 1447 km
பிரதான நிலையங்களின் எண்ணிக்கை 172
துணை நிலையங்களின் எண்ணிக்கை 161
சுரங்கங்களின் எண்ணிக்கை *
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 May 2016 10:47


Year 2011 2012 2013 2015
Total trips operated (Both passenger and Goods trains) 119,392 121,782 122,269
No.of Passengers Carried (in millions) 96.11 106.05 118.71 133.29
Length the passengers carried on (Km in million) 4,574.19  
Quantity of goods carried ( Km in millions) 153.9 142.4 133.0 -
Quantity of goods loaded (Tons in millions) 1.934 2.059 1.910 127.39
Number of trains a day 398
Number of Passenger trains per day 366
Number of goods train per day 32
Number of passengers carried a day 360000
Number of employees (permanent & casual) 16559
Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 May 2016 08:12

Summary of Rolling Stock

Type of Locomotive கொள்வனவு செய்த ஆண்டு எண்ணிக்கை உற்பத்தியாளர் நாடு Availability

M-2 1954
12 Canadian, General Motors
Canadian Montreal Locomotive
1979 08 Japanese Hitachi Japan 04
2001 04 03
M6 1979 14 Henschel (ABB) Germany 10
1981 15 Brush England 12
M8 1995 08 Indian (DLW) India 05
M8-a 2001 02 India 02
M9 2000 10 Alsthom France 05
W1 1969 10 Henschel West Germany West Germany 06
W2 1969 03 Henschel East Germany East Germany 02
10 Germany 08
Y 1969 28 Hunslet England 22
S5 1970 03 Hitachi Japan

S6 1975 04 Hitachi Japan 02
S7 1977 06 Hitachi Japan 03
S8 1992 20 Hitachi Japan 15
S9 2000 15 Hubei Machinery & Equpment Import and Export Corporation China 13
S10 2008 15 Hubei Machinery & Equpment Import and Export Corporation China 15

Romanian 1992/94 * Romania *
China 1969/2007 100 National Import & Export Corporation China 100
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 04:33
புகையிரத பாதை
புகையிரத பாதையின் பெயர் நீளம்(கி.மீ.) நிலையங்களின் எண்ணிக்கை
பிரதான பாதை 291 78
மாத்தளை பாதை 34 10
புத்தளம் பாதை 120 44
Air Port Spur 2 1
Aruvakalu Spur 37 0
Northern Line
1. Polgahawela - Vavuniya 184 55
2. Vavuniya - KKS
155 0
Coast Line 34 69
தலைமன்னார் பாதை 106 11
மட்டக்களப்பு பாதை 212 31
திருகோணமலை பாதை 70 7
Kelani vally Line 59 23
Mihintale Line 14 2
Kolonnawa Spur 2 1
Harbour Spur 2 1
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 07:47
Signaling/Level crossing


Signaling & Level Crossings - 2015 Year



Centralized controlling in Km - 199 Km

Color light signaling in Km - 148 Km

Electrical interlocking in Km - 40 Km (Polgahawela - Ramukkana)

Relay interlocking in Km - 368 Km

Mechanical interlocking in - 748 Km

Indian CLS -  314 Km

Electronic mtarlocking -78

Level crossing

Number of Electrical barrier - 132

Number of bell & flashing light - 166

Number of mechanized barriers - 140

Number of wing type gates - 758

Farm Type - 17

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016 08:18

Revenue (Rs. Mn)

Passenger Tickets
Season Tickets
Parcel & Mail
Goods & livestock
2011 2445.5 794.1 108.2 398.1 489.5 4235.4
2012 2806.0 793.5 119.6 461.8 670.9 4851.8
2013 3557.2 930.4 134.5 412.5 388.6 5423.2
2015 4163.71 1010.84 153.29 384.07 622.69 6334.6









Expenditure (Rs .Mn)

Year 2011 2012 2013 2015
Capital 31,337.14 30,259.88 20,392.88 30436.25
Recurrent 8295.22 8647.66 10586.47 14048.77
Last Updated on Thursday, 12 May 2016 10:46



சமீப செய்திகள்

Commencement of laying of rails tracks..(2017.02.06)

"If railway trade unions support us as a whole harmony without fighting with each
other, we will be able to provide a qualitative as well as pleasent railway service
to public", Mr. Nimal Siripala De Silva, Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation,
stated that at a meeting held on 06.02.2017 evening at the Colombo Railway

Minister expressed these views, when participating the event of extending the
Colombo-Kaluthara double track from Kaluthara to Payagala and releasing the 03 new motor trolleys
purchased to the Railway Department for maintenance purposes.

Secretary of the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation Mr.Nihal Somaweera, General
Manager of Railways Mr.B.A.P.Ariyarathna and others participated in this occasion.

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Publishing a new railway time table...(2017.02.20))

Publishing the new railway time table, prepared according to the new times compiled by the Department of Railways, was taken place in the morning on 20.02.2017 at the auditorium of the Ministry of the Transport and Civil Aviation.

There, the General Manager of Railways stated that actions will be taken to distribute the new time table to Main railway stations enabling to purchase by the General Public from next month onwards as requested by the Ministers.

The first printed copy of the new time table was handed over to the Minister Mr. Nimal Siripala De Silva by the General Manager of Railways Mr. B.A.P.Ariyarathna. Additional Secretaries of the Ministry Mr. Thilakarathna Bandara, Mr. R.M. Rathnayake and Railway Operations Superintendent Mr. Vijaya Samarasinghe also participated in this occasion.

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Assistance of Indonesia for development of transport service in Sri Lanka...(2017.02.23)

Indonesian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. A .M. Facheer stated that Government of Indonesia will extend its’ fullest support for the future development work in Sri Lanka and will assist to uplift the railway service in Sri Lanka in due course.

Deputy Minister discovered this information at the Ministers’ Office in the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation on 23.02.2017 at a meeting with Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva.

Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Nihal Somaweera and a group of officials of the Indonesian embassy were also participated in this occasion.

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300 Teller machines to railway stations for the railway passengers...(2017.02.27)

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding to commence fixing of 300 Peoples Bank teller machines at 100 main railway stations, with the intention of facilitating the daily banking transactions of railway passengers, was taken place at the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation on 27.02.2017 under the patronage of Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva.

General Manager of Railways Mr. B.A.P. Ariyarathna, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager Mr. N. Wasantha Kumar and officials of the Ministry and Peoples Bank participated in this occasion.

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International Trade Aviation Services at Rathmalana Airport

Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation says that International Trade Aviation Services are to be commenced at the Rathmalana Airport.

Preliminary discussions on the commencement of services concerned was held on 07.03.2017 at the Rathmalana Airport Premises between Mr. Nimal Siripala De Silva - Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation and Mr. Musa Sammer – Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation Of Maldives.

Ms. Sahiya Sareer – Maldives Ambassador in Sri Lanka, Mr. Abdul Haris – Managing Director of Maldives International Airlines,  Mr. Ahamed Abraham - Chief of Aircraft Operations of Maldives International Airlines , Mr. Saman Ediriweera – Chairman of Airport and Aviation (Sri Lanka) Limited and Mr. Yohan Jayaratne – Executive Director of  Airport and Aviation (Sri Lanka) Limited also took part in the discussions.

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Driver Training Instructors Are Required for Esatblising Driving Schools...

Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva said that producing technically and practically knowledgeable high quality drivers with the help of trained and licensed instructors is his expectation. The Minister expressed these views at the Annual Meeting of Sri Lanka  Driving School Owner’s Association held at the BMICH on 08.03.2017.

This occasion was graced by a large number of people including the Deputy Minister – Mr Ashok Abesinghe and Commissioner of Motor Traffic –  Mr. Jagath Chandrasiri.

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