Following the imposition of quarantine curfew in Panadura, Moratuwa and Homagama yesterday, people in those areas have been restricted from using train services operating on the Kelani Valley and coastal lines until further notice, the Sri Lanka Railways Station Masters’ Union (SLRSMU) said.
The Union said people who are using railway stations from Meegoda to Kottawa on the Kelani Valley railway line including Panagoda, Homagama, Homagama Hospital and Makumbura sub-stations will not be allowed to use train services.
People are not allowed to use the trains operating on the coastal line from Wadduwa to Angulana train stations including at Pinwatte, Panadura, Egoda Uyana, Koralawella, Moratuwa and Lunawa sub-stations, the SLRSMU said.
However, the students sitting for the G.C.E. Advanced Level examinations, teachers and other support staff members are allowed to use the train services in the restricted areas, they added. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama)