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New SLR General Manager

Railway Chief Engineer Motive Power Dilantha Fernando will be the new General Manager of the Sri Lanka Railways (SLR) with effect from September 1, a Spokesman from the Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry said.

Fernando will succeed S.M. Abeywickrama, who was 60 years on April 2. S.M. Abeywickrama had been serving as the GM for about one year.

Fernando has 32 years’ service at Sri Lanka Railways. He is a Mechanical Engineering graduate at the University of Moratuwa and also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Energy. He has the fellowship of Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL).

Fernando will assume duties in his new position from Monday, (September 3). 

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