Reservation of Seats in Intercity Express and other long distance Trains

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Reservation of Seats in Intercity Express and other long distance Trains

 Most trains don't need reservations in Sri Lanka Railways. On long distance trains and Intercity express trans, it is possible to make a reservation and  not necessary for local trains.
Below, you will find a list of trains that reservations are available in Sri Lanka railways

Train Number
Train Type
Journey
Departure Time
Reaching Time
Available Classes of Seats
1005
Podi menike Express train - Daytime / daily
Colombo - Badulla
05.55
16.00
First Class ( Observation Saloon )
1015
Udarata menike Express train – Daytime /daily
Colombo - Badulla
09.45
19.25
First Class ( Observation Saloon )
1045
Express-Night Trains /daily
Colombo - Badulla
20.00
07.10
First Class ( Berths ), Second and Third Class Sleeperates
6011
Intercity Express                        daily
Colombo - Batticoloa
06.10
14.20
First Class ( Observation Saloon ) and Second Class
6079
Semi Express-Night Trains / daily
Colombo - Batticoloa
19.15
04.00
First Class ( Berths ), Second and Third Class Sleeperates
1009
Intercity Express                        daily
Colombo - Kandy
07.00
09.31
First Class ( Observation Saloon ) and Second Class
1029
Intercity Express                        daily
Colombo - Kandy
15.35
18.06
First Class ( Observation Saloon ) and Second Class
4001
Intercity Express                        daily
Colombo - Vavuniya
05.45
11.21
First Class and Second Class
4003
Intercity Express                        daily
Colombo - Vavuniya
16.20
21.16
Second Class
4089
Semi Express-Night Trains / daily
Colombo - Vavuniya
22.30
05.08
First Class ( Berths ), Second and Third Class Sleeperates
7083
Semi Express-Night Trains / daily
Colombo -Trincomalee
21.00
05.10
First Class ( Berths ), Second and Third Class Sleeperates






1006
Podi menike Express train – Daytime / daily
Badulla-Colombo
08.50
19.35
First Class ( Observation Saloon )
1016
Udarata menike Express train – Daytime / daily
Badulla-Colombo
05.45
15.40
First Class ( Observation Saloon )
1046
Express-Night Trains / daily
Badulla-Colombo
18.00
05.17
First Class ( Berths ), Second and Third Class Sleeperates






6012
Intercity Express                        daily
Batticoloa-Colombo
07.15
15.25
First Class ( Observation Saloon ) and Second Class
6080
Semi Express-Night Trains / daily
Batticoloa-Colombo
20.15
04.55
First Class ( Berths ), Second and Third Class Sleeperates






7084
Semi Express-Night Trains / daily
Trincomalee-Colombo
19.30
04.05
First Class ( Berths ), Second and Third Class Sleeperates






4002
Intercity Express                        daily
Vavuniya - Colombo
13.30
18.35
First Class and Second Class
4004
Intercity Express                        daily
Vavuniya - Colombo
05.45
10.25
Second Class
4090
Semi Express-Night Trains / daily
Vavuniya - Colombo
22.00
04.35
First Class ( Berths ), Second and Third Class Sleeperates

There are 2 options to receive your reservations ..

  1. Calling from a Mobitel mobile phone :-  From 28 Days before the Date of the Journey (Colombo-Kandy Intercity Trains only) 
  2. at the train stations  :- From 10 days before the Date of the Journey . Reservation counters are available at the following train stations. 
Railway Station
Colombo Fort - Reservation Office
Kandy
Badulla
Anuradhapura
Vavuniya

for more details visit:-The Government Information Center










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