Dec 02, 2016

Protesters block train track (update)

Update - A group of bus and trishaw drivers on strike in the Negombo area has blocked the Colombo - Chilaw railway track near the Galkanda railway crossing.

It is said that they have blocked the railroad with tyres and logs.

Meanwhile, the Lotus road in Colombo Fort has been closed due to the protest rally by Three-wheeler operators, who are opposing the increase of a minimum traffic fine.




Trishaws block Colombo-Negombo main road

The Colombo-Negombo main road has been blocked at the Galkanda junction by three-wheeler operators protesting against the proposed increase of the minimum fine for several traffic offences.

 Heavy traffic congestion is reported from the adjoining areas due to the protest.