Sri Lanka Railways ( SLR ) is a government department functioning under the Ministry of Transport. It is a major transport service provider and is the only rail transport organization in the country. SLR transports both passenger and freight. At its inception, railway was carrying more freight than passenger. But today, it is passenger oriented. SLR’s market share for passenger transport is about 6.0 % and about 0.7 % for goods transport.
Sri Lanka Railway Department
- Olcott Mawatha, Colombo 01000
- 011 242 1281