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Colombo: There will be LRT i.e Light Railway Transport network soon connecting Colombo to Malabe. This launch is a measure to bring down traffic congestion around Colombo.
A credit line of 1,850 million US dollars to meet its cost will be provided by Japan, the Ministry of Finance and mass Media said in a statement.
The statement also said proposed railway line from Colombo Fort to Malabe with 16 Railway stations will be 17 kilometres in extent and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JAICA) has volunteered to assist the project with Funding and Technological advice.