Feb 05, 2019

Hatton SLTB rakes in significant profits!

Operating the Hatton Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) busses during the long weekend, the depot has earned an income of Rs. 6.7 million, according to Depot Inspector Rohana de Silva.

He said 80 busses had been deployed from February 01-04 and the majority of these busses were used to transport Sri Pada pilgrims arriving from various parts of the country from the Hatton Railway Station to Nallathanniya.

For every train commute, busses from the Hatton SLTB depot were deployed to transport the pilgrims, he said.

According to the Nallathanniya Police, over 200,000 pilgrims had visited Sri Pada during this long weekend.

Pics by Ranjith Rajapaksha-Hatton Corr.