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Department of Railways

Reservation of a Compartment of a Train

Travel, Tourism & Lesiure

Organisation: Department of Railways

Source : View

reservation method-

steps to follow -

1. download application forms 2.2 (a) from forms page

2. send to commercial superintendent of railways

fax to number 011-2432128 or handover to commercial superintendent's office, railway headquarters, colombo 10, during
week days – 09.00 am to 04.00 pm.

3. decision will be informed to you by post by fax ( please indicate your fax number in the application )

4. payments can be done at the counters at railway headquarters, colombo 10 or to any railway station.

5. the payment receipt should be sent ( fax or handover ) to the commercial superintendent of railways.


payments = normal fare + reservation fee + vat

class nornal 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 thetotal amount covered on warrants should be paid.

for finding normal fare� -

railway website - www.railway.gov.lk

lanka gate - www.srilanka.lk

send sms to 1919: sms format - slrd train startingstation endingstation

call : 1919


for further information-

designation name telephone fax e-mail
commercial superintendent mr. g.w.s. sisira kumara
+94-11-2320109 +94-11-2432128 com@railway.gov.lk




organization information

department of railways

railway headquarters,
p.o. box 355,
colombo.


mr. l.p.h. waduge
telephones:+94 11 2 421281
fax nos:+94 11 2 446490
email:gmr@railway.gov.lk
website: www.railway.gov.lk