LUXURY BUS SERVICE TO COMMENCE ON KATUNAYAKE EXPRESSWAY

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The Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) is to commence Luxury Bus Service on the Colombo-Katunayake Expressway from Sunday (October 28).

Fares from Colombo to Ja Ela will be Rs 100 per person while Colombo to Katunayake and Negombo will be Rs 130 and Rs 150 respectively.

The opening of Colombo and Katunayake Expressway is scheduled to take place on Sunday (October 27).

Colombo – Katunayake Expressway (CKE) is a 4-lane User-fee levying Expressway with a designed speed of 100kmph and consists of three interchanges, namely Peliyagoda, Ja Ela and Katunayake.

A toll of Rs 300 will be charged for cars, jeeps and small vans on the Colombo-Katunayake expressway from Peliyagoda to Katunayake while lorries and buses will be charged Rs 600.