Lonely Planet Writer

Rail strike disrupts travel across Sri Lanka

Rail strike in Sri Lanka.
Rail strike in Sri Lanka. Image by Hafiz Issadeen / CC BY 2.0

A strike by the largest rail workers’ union in Sri Lanka has brought rail travel to a standstill across the country. Only 15 of the 108 services due to operate today are expected to go ahead, and many trains to key destinations such Galle, Kandy, Aluthgama and Trincomalee have been cancelled. Read more: dailymirror.lk