Due to the fuel crisis, the Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association has announced that private bus services will be limited on Monday (6).
According to Gemunu Wijeratne, Chairman of the Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association, the number of buses operating on Monday (6) will be limited to 5,000 to 6,000.
Meanwhile, Nilan Miranda, Director-General of the National Transport Commission, stated that steps have been taken to operate buses on Monday (6) in accordance with passenger demand.
Meanwhile, Gamini Seneviratne, Deputy General Manager of Railways, stated that train services are continuing as usual.
The Ceylon Transport Board (CTB) stated that the CEB’s current fuel reserves will be sufficient for bus services in the coming days.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Transport announced that a program will be developed to provide fuel for public transportation services such as passenger buses.