Report on derailment of Train along upcountry track, within 2 weeks

Report Sujitha Sri in Sri Lanka

The Railways Department stated that all compartments of the train which derailed between Hatton and Kotagala have been moved by now.

4 compartments of the night mail train travelling from Colombo Fort to Badulla derailed on the 13th of this month.

Railways Superintendent Wijaya Samarasinghe stated that repair work to the damaged rail track is now taking place.

A 3 member committee is scheduled to present their findings regarding the derailment shortly.