Tuesday, 20 August 2013

"EXPO Rail..."

You are know about EXPO Rail.EXPO Rail is the first daily operate railway service in Sri Lanka.I will be explain to you about EXPO Rail from this post.
   
EXPO Rail Logo.
Expo Lanka Holdings PLC.
                                 EXPO Rail is a member of Expo Lanka Holdings PLC.This project is a public private partnership between Sri Lanka Railways & Expo Lanka Holdings PLC.EXPO Rail was launched to Kandy at 1st of October 2011.

Launch...
(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)

                    EXPO Rail commenced its journey to redefine train travel in Sri Lanka with the first Super Luxury compartment attached to the morning Kandy intercity train (#1009 & #1010) that carried an eclectic mix of people who enjoyed the first ever super luxury train journey in Sri Lanka.

          EXPO Rail added a missing element in Sri Lanka's packaging as a must-visit destination of international tourists by giving the assurance of a 1st class service in all spheres when it comes to rail travel.Luxurious reclining seats for spacious comfort and relaxation,the fully Air Conditioned carriages with individual power outlets per seat and free Wi-Fi along with Wide Screen LCD Televisions are set up to enhance the journey with comfort and entertainment,as the meals served on board adds a new dimension to rail travel.Simple luxuries onboard include spacious overhead compartments,First Aid treatment on hand and clean Wash Rooms with a friendly cabin crew offering a personalized service.

Welcome to EXPO RAIL...!
Hadil & Dilini serving Tea & Coffee to passengers.
(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
Hadil & Dilini serving Tea & Coffee to passengers.
(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
Experience the true Airline Luxury...
(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
Free onboard Meal...
Free "Wi-Fi"...
(in the Pic :- Onal Kurunarathne)
       LCD TV for entertain...           
Individual Power Outlets...
Clean Washrooms...
Overhead equipments...
           
 Launches :-  *Badulla flagged off at 11th of December 2011 with "Little Maiden" #1005 & #1006                             (පොඩි මැණිකේ).Now runs with #1007 & #1008.     
                    *Vavuniya flagged off at 31th of January 2012 with the Evening Intercity.                                               (#4003 & #4004)
                           *Trincomalee flagged off at March 2012 with the Night Mail.  
                                      
                        They designed 6 carriages from Difference Designs & Interiors...

01."EXR 8429" (The Launcher) :- 

@ Kandy...

Interior...
Reclining seats...
Washroom...
Ready to travel...
02."EXR 8428" (The Modernized) :- 

Hottest... (@ Veyangoda)
Candies... (@ Polgahawela)
Storage facilities...
Washroom...
Saniru,serving the Refreshments...
Saniru & Gobi serving the Meal...
Saniru serving Tea to passengers...
Relaxing...
Looks like to an Observation Saloon...
Reclining Seats...
Climbing the "Sensation Rock",Balana.
In a Tunnel...
@ Peradeniya...
 03."EXR 8415" (The Clubby) :- 
@ the Yard,DMA.   
Interior...
in the Club...
Reclining seats...

Ready go to the Northern...
Washroom...

The club entrance...
...........................
04."EXR 8404" (The Relaxer) :-
@ Colombo Fort...

Interior...
Storage facilities...
Washroom...
Floor...
Best Relaxing & Reclining seats...
Overhead equipments...
05."EXR 15055" (The Kandy) :-


@ Colombo Fort...
The entrance...
Interior...
(Photo taken by Onal Karunarathne,Battaramulla,SL)
A perfect interior...
EXR...
Huge storage facilities...
Reclining seats...
Overhead equipments...
Power outlets...
The Galley...
Washroom...
Passing the "Lion's Mouth",Kadugannawa,SL.
06."EXR 15081" (The Open area...) :-


@ Badulla...
The entrance...
Interior...
Reclining seats...
The Galley...
An open area...
Washroom...
Tohaj & Srinath...
Anushka & Theekshana serving the meal to an Italian couple.
A Belgium lady enjoying the journey...
A German men taking pictures from the Open area...
Enjoying...
@ Pattipola...
Real fun from German...
on the "9 Arch" bridge,Demodara,SL.
Special Events :-
           Expo Rail operated a full train on 10th of May 2012 to Nanu-Oya for 200 special guests of "Dilmah" Tea from different countries.

Special guests from Different countries...
Special guests from Different countries...
A guest from The Nederlands...
The full train arriving to the 9th platform of Colombo Fort railway station...
Taking pics...
Relaxing...
Moving to the destination...
Passing from Paddy fields...
(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
 Other events :-
          *Dialog Axiata PLC - Full train project.

(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
          *E FM Love train.

(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
          *Love train of the ABC Media Network.

(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
          *Stinger Express - St.Joseph's College,Colombo 10.

(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
          *Bradby Express.

Royal College Rugby Team.
(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
         *Vario Systems - Full train project.

(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
        *Lakeland Inter American College trip.

(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
        *Uthura Rudras team (SLPL).

(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/
        *6th Asia-Pacific Nursing Conference.

(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
        *Prima Kottu-Mee Cup Noodles competition.

(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
Backup Services :-
       There were 4 derailments within less than 24 hours which was experienced on 02nd and 03rd of June 2012 in the Trinco / Kandy and Badulla line & the Railway trade unions went on a 24 hour token strike on 07th of December 2012.


Trinco Backup Service with Gobi & Lakitha...
(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
Kandy Backup Service with Lahiru & Maleen...
(Photo courtesy :- http://www.exporail.lk/)
Reservations :-
         * Call +94115225050 by 24 x 7.
            * Visit  from " www.exporail.lk ".
            * From Colombo Fort,Pradeniya,Kandy,Nanu-Oya,Ella,Badulla & Anuradhapura Railway                  Stations.
             * Dial 444 from your Dialog mobile.(Only in Sri Lanka)

Important :- If you have the "E-Ticket",Absolutely collect your "Border Pass" form Colombo Fort,Peradeniya,Kandy,Nanu-Oya,Ella,Badulla,Vavuniya or Trincomalee Railway Stations .

Fairs :-
Kandy - Colombo
SL.No
Sector
1
Colombo - Kandy (Daily)
DEP: Colombo: 07.00 Hrs
ARR: Kandy: 09.30 Hrs

(Breakfast / Tea & Coffee)
Kandy - Colombo ( Daily)
DEP: Kandy: 15.00 Hrs
ARR: Colombo: 17.30 Hrs

(Evening Snack / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1450
2900
Child (3-11 Years)
1150
2300
Colombo - Badulla
SL.No
Sector
1
Colombo - Badulla (Daily)
DEP: Colombo: 08.15 Hrs
ARR: Badulla : 17.53 Hrs

(Morning Snack / Lunch / Evening Snack / Tea & Coffee)
Badulla - Colombo (Daily)
DEP: Badulla: 10.00 Hrs
ARR: Colombo: 20.25 Hrs

(Lunch / Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
2250
3950
Child (3-11 Years)
1700
3000
2
Colombo - Peradeniya (Daily)
DEP: Colombo: 08.15 Hrs
ARR: Peradeniya: 10.54 Hrs

(Morning Snack / Tea & Coffee)
Peradeniya - Colombo (Daily)
DEP: Peradeniya: 17.07 Hrs
ARR: Colombo: 20.25 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1450
2900
Child (3-11 Years)
1150
2300
3
Colombo - Nanuoya (Daily)
DEP: Colombo: 08.15 Hrs
ARR: Nanuoya: 14.36 Hrs

(Breakfast / Lunch / Tea & Coffee)
Nanuoya - Colombo (Daily)
DEP: Nanuoya: 13.50 Hrs
ARR: Colombo: 20.25 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
2100
3850
Child (3-11 Years)
1600
2950
4
Peradeniya - Nanuoya (Daily)
DEP: Peradeniya: 10.54 Hrs
ARR: Nanuoya: 14.36 Hrs

(Lunch / Tea & Coffee)
Nanuoya - Peradeniya (Daily)
DEP: Nanuoya: 13.50 Hrs
ARR: Peradeniya: 17.07 Hrs

(Lunch / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1600
2600
Child (3-11 Years)
1250
2000
5
Peradeniya - Badulla (Daily)
DEP: Peradeniya: 10.54 Hrs
ARR: Badulla: 17.53 Hrs

(Lunch / Tea & Coffee)
Badulla - Peradeniya (Daily)
DEP: Badulla: 10.00 Hrs
ARR: Peradeniya: 17.07 Hrs

(Lunch / Tea & Coffee )
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1700
2950
Child (3-11 Years)
1350
2300
6
Nanuoya - Badulla (Daily)
DEP: Nanuoya: 14.36 Hrs
ARR: Badulla: 17.53 Hrs

(Evening Snack / Tea & Coffee)
Badulla - Nanuoya (Daily)
DEP: Badulla: 10.00 Hrs
ARR: Nanuoya: 13.50 Hrs

(Lunch / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1100
1850
Child (3-11 Years)
850
1450
Colombo - Vavuniya
SL.No
Sector
1
Colombo - Vavuniya (Daily) 
DEP: Colombo: 16.20 Hrs
ARR: Vavuniya: 21.10 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Vavuniya - Colombo (Daily) 
DEP: Vavuniya: 05.45 Hrs
ARR: Colombo: 10.25 Hrs

(Breakfast / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1700
3400
Child (3-11 Years)
1300
2600
2
Colombo - Kurunegala (Daily)
DEP: Colombo: 16.20 Hrs
ARR: Kurunegala: 17.55 Hrs

(Evening Snack / Tea & Coffee)
Kurunegala - Colombo (Daily)
DEP: Kurunegala: 08.46 Hrs
ARR: Colombo: 10.25 Hrs

(Breakfast / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1100
2200
Child (3-11 Years)
850
1700
3
Colombo - Anuradhapura (Daily)
DEP: Colombo: 16.20 Hrs
ARR: Anuradhapura: 20.15 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Anuradhapura - Colombo (Daily)
DEP: Anuradhapura: 06.40 Hrs
ARR: Colombo: 10.25 Hrs

(Breakfast / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1500
3000
Child (3-11 Years)
1150
2300
4
Kurunegala - Vavuniya (Daily)
DEP: Kurunegala: 17.55 Hrs
ARR: Vavuniya: 21.10 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Vavuniya - Kurunegala (Daily)
DEP: Vavuniya: 05.45 Hrs
ARR: Kurunegala: 08.46 Hrs

(Breakfast / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1350
2700
Child (3-11 Years)
1100
2200
5
Anuradhapura - Vavuniya (Daily)
DEP: Anuradhapura: 20.15 Hrs
ARR: Vavuniya: 21.10 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Vavuniya - Anuradhapura (Daily)
DEP: Vavuniya: 05.45 Hrs
ARR: Anuradhapura: 06.40 Hrs

(Breakfast / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1100
2200
Child (3-11 Years)
850
1700
6
Kurunegala - Anuradhapura (Daily)
DEP: Kurunegala: 17.55 Hrs
ARR: Anuradhapura: 20.15 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Anuradhapura - Kurunegala (Daily)
DEP: Anuradhapura: 06.40 Hrs
ARR: Kurunegala: 08.46 Hrs

(Breakfast / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1300
2600
Child (3-11 Years)
1000
2000
Colombo - Trincomalee
SL.No
Sector
1
Colombo - Trincomalee (Thursday / Saturday / Monday)
DEP: Colombo: 21.00
ARR: Trincomalee : 05.10

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Trincomalee - Colombo (Friday / Sunday / Tuesday)
DEP: Trincomalee: 19.30 Hrs
ARR: Colombo: 04.05 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1900
3800
Child (3-11 Years)
1450
2850
2
Colombo - Kurunegala (Thursday / Saturday / Monday)
DEP: Colombo: 21.00 Hrs
ARR: Kurunegala: 23.10 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Kurunegala - Colombo (Friday / Sunday / Tuesday)
DEP: Kurunegala: 01.46 Hrs
ARR: Colombo: 04.05 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1100
2200
Child (3-11 Years)
850
1700
3
Colombo - Galoya (Thursday / Saturday / Monday)
DEP: Colombo: 21.00 Hrs
ARR: Galoya: 02.54 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Galoya - Colombo (Friday / Sunday / Tuesday)
DEP: Galoya: 21.27 Hrs
ARR: Colombo: 04.05 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1700
3400
Child (3-11 Years)
1300
2550
4
Kurunegala - Trincomalee (Thursday / Saturday / Monday)
DEP: Kurunegala: 23.10 Hrs
ARR: Trincomalee: 05.10 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Trincomalee - Kurunegala (Friday / Sunday / Tuesday)
DEP: Trincomalee: 19.30 Hrs
ARR: Kurunegala: 01.46 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1500
3000
Child (3-11 Years)
1150
2250
5
Kurunegala - Galoya
DEP: Kurunegala: 23.10 Hrs
ARR: Galoya: 02.54 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Galoya - Kurunegala
DEP: Galoya: 21.27 Hrs
ARR: Kurunegala: 01.46 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1000
2000
Child (3-11 Years)
750
1500
6
Galoya - Trincomalee
DEP: Habarana/Galoya : 02.54 Hrs
ARR: Trincomalee : 05.10 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Trincomalee - Habarana/Galoya
DEP: Trincomalee : 19.30 Hrs
ARR: Habarana/Galoya : 21.27 Hrs

(Dinner / Tea & Coffee)
Ticket Price (LKR)
One way
Two way
Adult
1000
2000
Child (3-11 Years)
750
1500























































































































































































































Special Thanks :- Mrs.Amra Zareer & Team Expo...

For more details :-
Web site -  http://www.exporail.lk
Online booking - https://onlinebooking.exporail.lk/exporail/online.htm
Address - Level 12,
                    East Tower,
                    World Trade Centre,
                    Colombo 01,
                     Sri Lanka.
Contact - +94115225050
facebook page :- https://www.facebook.com/ExpoRail.LK


                                               
                                                          Thanks...!

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