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Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Railways Department Removes Mail Compartments Amid Postal Workers’ Strike

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In response to the ongoing two-day strike by postal workers, the Railways Department has announced the removal of mail compartments from scheduled train services, while ensuring that passenger services continue without disruption.

Starting tonight and continuing through tomorrow (9), mail compartments will not be included in the night trains departing from Colombo Fort to Badulla and Galle. These compartments are typically used for the transportation and sorting of postal letters and parcels.

The Badulla night mail train is scheduled to depart from Colombo Fort at 8:30 pm, and the Galle mail train will depart at 6:45 pm. Despite the removal of mail compartments, passenger services will operate as usual to minimize inconvenience to commuters.

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