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Sri Lanka’s busiest railway station, the Colombo Fort Railway Station was deserted after railways operations came to a standstill following a strike by the railway unions calling on the government to attend to the existing salary anomalies. Rail transport Islandwide came to a standstill following the strike. Nearly 1.5 million commuters use the public railways on a daily basis. (Pix by Pradeep Pathirana)




The final train among the few that were running today is seen here among a scramble of people who are trying to board in.

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  • Gemba Monday, 08 July 2013 04:49 PM

    Good time to give the stations a good clean and get rid of the stray dogs on the platforms.

    Independent Observe Monday, 08 July 2013 03:11 PM

    Sleeping dogs !! They must not be disturbed !!!!

    Porky Pig Monday, 08 July 2013 03:36 PM

    At least the two sweet dogies had a peaceful day.

    Porky Pig Monday, 08 July 2013 03:39 PM

    Where are the TGVs and the Shinkasens (Bullet trains)?


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