SLTB buys 12 buses, more coming | Daily News

SLTB buys 12 buses, more coming

According to latest reports of the Transport Ministry, there are 106 Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) depots in the island, while 85 of them are earning profits. Therefore, arrangements are being made in each depot to purchase required buses on their own.

Accordingly, 12 buses were recently purchased, out of which six buses were given to the Polonnaruwa SLTB depot, three to the Maharagama SLTB depot, two to the Wennappuwa SLTB depot, while the Kuliyapitiya SLTB depot received one bus.

‘We bought the buses, each at Rs. 6.5 million. Cabinet approval had been granted to purchase 355 more buses to the SLTB. We will also purchase nine air conditioned buses, Deputy General Manager of the SLTB, Panduka Swarnahansa told the Daily News in Kurunegala yesterday.


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