Special Train Service to Run Between Colombo and Badulla in August

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Special Train Service to Run Between Colombo and Badulla in August

Special train service between Colombo and Badulla will run till September, 1. It is meant to meet the demand for rail travel during August school vacations in Sri Lanka. 

As the route passes through several popular tourist destinations, it is also of use for travellers.

Here is the list of stations where the special train stops:

– Ragama 
Gampaha – one of the oldest train stations in Sri Lanka and home to one of the biggest and most varied botanical gardens in the country, as well as a number of important temples and monasteries
– Veyangoda
– Mirigama
– Polgahawela
– Rambukkana
– Ihala Kotte – a part of Portuguese War Route
– Kadugannawa
– Peradeniya Junction
Kandy – the island's cultural capital and a UNESCO world heritage site enjoying cooler climate amid vast tea plantations
– Gampola
– Nawalapitiya
– Hatton – the most convenient train station for Adam's Peak
– Thalawakele – a starting point for an adventurous trek to Horton Plains national park.

All regular daily trains from Colombo Fort to Badulla and Badulla to Colombo Fort will be running as usual.



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