Steam train chugs on to Nanu Oya

11 February 2020 06:59 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A steam locomotive was operated between Colombo Fort and Demodara Railway Stations yesterday. 38 foreigners from twelve countries participated in the journey. The train set off from Colombo Fort Yesterday (9) and is scheduled to reach Nanu Oya Railway Station tomorrow (11). These steam locomotives were no longer in use. Pix by Ranjith Rajapaksa



  Comments - 4

  • dickie bird Tuesday, 11 February 2020 07:16 PM

    Great piece of history in action

    George Braine Wednesday, 12 February 2020 08:54 AM

    What a treat! I traveled to school by a steam train from Nattandiya to Negombo in 1959.

    Guyofg Wednesday, 12 February 2020 09:09 AM

    Great news. At least try to mention the make and number of the loco. Cuz there are lot of enthusiasts who'd love to know.

    M P Fernando Wednesday, 12 February 2020 11:45 AM

    I love you Yakada Yaka

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