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Train Fares and Charter Details Train Time Table

Intercity Express Train fares (Per Seat) from 1st April 2013

From Station

To Station

Zone

3rd

Class

Ordinary

Seat

2nd Class

Ordinary

Seat

2nd Class

Reservation

Seat

2nd Class

Sleeperates

1st Class

Reservation

seat

Observation

Saloon

Seat

Air

conditioned

&

Berths

Seat

Fort-Omanthai

 

Zone- 01

180.00

250.00

280.00

580.00

780.00

880.00

1250.00

Fort-Omanthai

 

Zone- 02

280.00

400.00

450.00

 

Zone- 03

320.00

480.00

500.00

Clolmbo

Fort

Kandy

Zone- 01

180.00

 

280.00

 

 

500.00

500.00

 

Zone 01

180.00

250.00

280.00

630.00

 

 

1250.00

Colombo

Fort

Batticaloa

 

280.00

400.00

450.00

 

 

 

Zone 02

 

 

Zone 03

320.00

480.00

500.00

 

 

 

Zone -04

380.00

580.00

590.00

 

 

Zone 01:Gampaha, Polgahawela, Kurunegala, Kandy, Gampola.

Zone 02: Maho, Anuradhapura, Kalawewa, Kekirawa, Nanu-Oya.

Zone 03: Medawachchiya, Vauniya, Omanthai, Hingurakgoda, Polonnaruwa, Manampitiya, Trincomalee, Bandarawela.

Zone 04: Welikanda, Eravur, Valachchenai, Batticaloa, Badulla.

Express Train Fares (Per Seat) from 1st April 2013

Train

Number

From Station/

To Staion

 

3rd Class

Sleeperates

2nd Class

Reservation Seat

2nd Class

Sleeperates

1st Class

Reservation

seat

Observation

Seat

Air-conditioned &

Berths

Seat

1005/1006

Fort Badulla

400.00

600.00

 

 

1000.00

1250.00

1015/1016

Fort Badulla

400.00

600.00

 

 

1000.00

1250.00

1007/1008

Fort Badulla

400.00

600.00

 

 

1000.00

1250.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1045/1046

Fort Badulla

400.00

-

600.00

 

 

1250.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8058/8059

Fort - Matara

-

 

 

500.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7083/7084

Colombo Fort

350.00

 

550.00

 

 

1250.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4001/4002

Colombo Fort

350.00

 

550.00

750.00

900.00

1250.00

4089/4090

Colombo Fort

350.00

 

550.00

 

 

1250.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6011/6012

Colombo Fort

450.00

600.00

 

 

1000.00

1250.00

1.Minimum Charges for reserving Wagons


 
Wagon Type Rate
1. Four Wheeled Wagon Rs. 2500.00
2. Eight wheeled wagon with a loading capacity up to 28 Tones Rs. 3000.00
3. Eight wheeled wagon with a loading capacity up to 39.6 Tones Rs. 4000.00
4. Eight wheeled wagon with a loading capacity above 39.6 Tones Rs. 4500.00

 

 

 

 
2. Rates for Transportation of Goods in Wagons (including incidental charges for Placing of Wagons, Empty haulage etc.)

 
Class Rate per Tone km

 

 
Below Rambukkana Above Rambukkana
1. Class 1 Rs. 3.75 Rs. 5.25
2. Class 2 Rs.4.50 Rs. 6.00

 

 

 

 
3.Rates for Transportation of Petroleum Products (including incidental charges for Placing of Wagons, Empty haulage etc.)

 
Product Rate per Tone km

 

 
Below Rambukkana Above Rambukkana
1. Aviation Spirit Rs. 6.00 -
2. Petrol,Diesel,Gasoline and Other Oils Rs.4.50 Rs. 5.25

 

 

 

 
4.Rates for Transportation of Mails (including incidental charges for Placing of Wagons, Empty haulage etc.)

 
Mail Wagon Type Rate per Tone km

 

 
Below Rambukkana Above Rambukkana
1. Traveling Post Van Rs. 25.00 Rs. 40.00
2. Half Brake Van Rs. 15.00 Rs. 25.00
3. Mails with Guard Rs. 10.00 Rs. 12.00
4. Bogie covered Goods Wagon Rs. 15.00 Rs. 25.00
5. Covered Goods Wagon Rs. 10.00 Rs. 18.00

 

 

 

 
5.Additional charge for Insurance

 
Minimum Charge = Rs 100.00
 

 

 
Additional Charge = 7.5% of the Normal Charge
 

 
Insurance Below Rs.7500.00 - to be paid to the Station Master
 

 
Insurance above Rs.7500.00 - to be paid to the Divisional Transportation
 

 

 

 

 

The Documents to be brought for obtaining the Service:

  • National Identity Card

  • Transport Permits for Timber and Purchase Bills for furniture

Reservation of Special TrainsBack To Top
 

Fare per Train Set

Fare per Kilometre for a set with 05 Compartments
Fare per kilometre for set with 05 Compartments and Observation Saloon

Rs.1000.00 + VAT
Rs. 1400.00 + VAT

For Additional Compartment

10 % of the total amount

For Government Servants - Payments can be made through Railway Warrants. 
But a Cash Deposit which is worth of the Total Amount covered on Warrants should be paid.

 

Reservation of CompartmentsBack To Top
 

Class Normal Fare per passenger for the Journey Reservation Fee per Seat
First To be Paid Rs. 125.00 + VAT
Second To be Paid Rs. 100.00 + VAT
Third To be Paid Rs. 75.00 + VAT

For Government Servants - Payments can be made through Railway Warrants. But, a Cash Deposit which is worth of the Total Amount covered on Warrants should be paid.


 

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For Stations between Colombo to Polgahawela and Colombo to Aluthgama

-

Rs. 100.00 per month

Stations in other sections

-

Rs. 50.00 per month

 

Photographing or Filming in Railway PremisesBack To Top
 


Photographing

Local Applicants - Rs.1000.00 per Photo + VAT

Foreign Applicants - Rs.2000.00 per Photo + VAT

Filming

Local Applicants - Rs.5000.00 per Hour + VAT

Foreign Applicants - Rs.10000.00 per Hour + VAT

Additional Charge for Supervision - Rs.1000.00 + VAT

 

Reservation of Railway Retiring RoomsBack To Top


Single Rooms

-

Rs.850.00 + VAT

Double Rooms

-

Rs.1000.00 +VAT
( Rs. 200.00 per additional person)

Family Rooms at Anuradapura

-

Rs.2500.00 + VAT

Family Rooms at other places

-

Rs. 1200.00 +VAt

Railways Parcel Rate
Distance in Km Weight in Kilograms Rate per 10 kg for parcels greater than 50 kg

 

0-1 2-5 6-10 11-15 16-20 21-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 41-45 46-50
0-25 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 15.00
25-40 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 53.00 16.00
40-55 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 52.00 56.00 17.00
55-70 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 52.00 54.00 59.00 18.00
70-85 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 52.00 54.00 56.00 62.00 19.00
85-100 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 51.00 54.00 56.00 58.00 64.00 20.00
100-115 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 52.00 55.00 58.00 60.00 67.00 21.00
115-130 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 52.00 56.00 60.00 63.00 65.00 70.00 22.00
130-145 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 52.00 55.00 60.00 65.00 68.00 70.00 74.00 23.00
145-160 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 55.00 58.00 64.00 70.00 72.00 75.00 78.00 24.00
160-175 50.00 50.00 50.00 51.00 58.00 62.00 69.00 75.00 77.00 80.00 83.00 25.00
175-190 50.00 50.00 50.00 53.00 61.00 66.00 74.00 80.00 82.00 85.00 88.00 26.00
190-205 50.00 50.00 50.00 55.00 64.00 70.00 79.00 85.00 87.00 90.00 93.00 27.00
205-220 50.00 50.00 50.00 57.00 67.00 74.00 84.00 90.00 92.00 95.00 98.00 28.00
220-235 50.00 50.00 50.00 60.00 70.00 78.00 89.00 95.00 97.00 100.00 104.00 29.00
235-250 50.00 50.00 50.00 63.00 73.00 82.00 94.00 100.00 102.00 105.00 110.00 30.00
250-265 50.00 50.00 50.00 66.00 76.00 88.00 99.00 105.00 108.00 110.00 117.00 31.00
265-280 50.00 51.00 54.00 70.00 81.00 93.00 104.00 110.00 114.00 116.00 124.00 32.00
280-295 51.00 54.00 58.00 74.00 86.00 98.00 109.00 115.00 120.00 122.00 131.00 33.00
295-305 53.00 57.00 62.00 78.00 91.00 103.00 114.00 121.00 126.00 128.00 138.00 34.00
305-320 55.00 60.00 66.00 82.00 96.00 108.00 119.00 127.00 132.00 134.00 145.00 35.00
320-335 57.00 63.00 70.00 86.00 101.00 113.00 124.00 133.00 138.00 140.00 153.00 36.00
335-350 59.00 66.00 75.00 90.00 106.00 118.00 129.00 139.00 144.00 146.00 161.00 37.00
350-365 61.00 70.00 80.00 95.00 111.00 123.00 134.00 145.00 150.00 152.00 167.00 38.00
365-380 63.00 74.00 85.00 100.00 116.00 128.00 139.00 151.00 156.00 158.00 173.00 39.00
380-395 65.00 78.00 90.00 105.00 121.00 133.00 144.00 157.00 162.00 164.00 179.00 40.00
395-410 67.00 82.00 95.00 110.00 126.00 138.00 149.00 163.00 168.00 170.00 185.00 41.00
410-425 69.00 84.00 97.00 113.00 129.00 142.00 153.00 167.00 173.00 176.00 191.00 42.00
425-440 71.00 86.00 99.00 116.00 132.00 145.00 157.00 171.00 178.00 184.00 197.00 43.00
440-465 73.00 88.00 101.00 119.00 135.00 148.00 161.00 175.00 183.00 190.00 203.00 44.00
465-480 76.00 90.00 103.00 122.00 138.00 151.00 165.00 179.00 188.00 196.00 209.00 45.00
480-495 79.00 92.00 105.00 125.00 141.00 154.00 169.00 183.00 193.00 203.00 215.00 46.00
495-510 82.00 95.00 107.00 128.00 144.00 157.00 173.00 187.00 198.00 210.00 221.00 47.00
510-525 85.00 98.00 109.00 131.00 147.00 160.00 177.00 191.00 203.00 217.00 227.00 48.00
525-540 88.00 101.00 112.00 134.00 150.00 163.00 181.00 195.00 208.00 224.00 233.00 49.00
540-555 91.00 104.00 115.00 137.00 153.00 166.00 185.00 199.00 213.00 226.00 239.00 50.00
555-570 94.00 107.00 118.00 140.00 156.00 169.00 189.00 203.00 218.00 232.00 245.00 51.00
570-585 97.00 110.00 121.00 143.00 159.00 172.00 193.00 207.00 223.00 238.00 251.00 52.00
585-600 100.00 113.00 124.00 146.00 162.00 175.00 197.00 211.00 228.00 244.00 - 53.00

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