Sept 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka Minister of Transport Kumar Welgama says that steps have been taken to import 20 double decker buses for the Sri Lanka Transport Board.
The first of these buses has already arrived in Sri Lanka and it is plying on Colombo roads.
The Minister said that most of these buses will be put into service on the route number 132 Mawaramandiya – Karagampitiya service.
This service that connects Kandy Road, Galle Road, other busy roads and Dehiwala zoo was highly popular several decades ago until the transport authorities discontinued it.
Sri Lanka Transport Board recently imported several European made buses that have become popular on city roads.