Sri Lanka to build a new railway line to Horana

Apr 17, Colombo: Planning Director of Sri Lanka Railways Wijaya Samarasinghe says that a new railway will be constructed to Horana from Kottawa in the Western Province.

The railway line is a by-path from the Kelaniweli railway and run 18 kilometers up to Horana in Kalutara district.

The feasibility study conducted in this regard by Sri Lanka Railway and Moratuwa University is underway at the 3rd and last phase now, the Planning Director says.

Four railway stations are to be newly constructed and the Malapalla railway station from where the railway is to be started will also be developed, the official says.

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