Matara-Beliatta railway line nearing completion

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  • Built at an estimated cost of US$278 million

 

By Chandrasena Gamage   

The construction of the new railway line from Matara to Beliatta at an estimated cost of US$278 million with Chinese assistance is now nearing completion. 

The 27-kilometre railway line has five stations and two sub lines along the way and stretches over 14 bridges, fly-overs and 14 subway crossings and also runs through a 606-metre tunnel.   

 

 

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