ANCL launches luxury bus service to Jaffna
The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd (Lake House) launched
the “Thinakaran” Super Luxury Bus Service between Jaffna and
Colombo, in a bid to connect the North and the South after a
lapse of a few decades. Here Senior Presidential Advisor Basil
Rajapaksa MP at the Duraiappah Stadium, Jaffna after inagurating
the service. Social Services and social Welfare Minister Douglas
Devananda, ANCL Transport Manager, Sunil Sendanayake, DGM
(Finance), ANCL, Prasad Polwatte, DGM (National Distribution),
ANCL, K. G. S. Gamini and Asst. Transport Manager, ANCL, Ranjit
Gunawardene are also in the picture. - Pic: Iresha Waduge
Travel to Jaffna in utmost comfort and luxury and enjoy the special
discounts on the Lake House Colombo-Jaffna bus.
The service which was launched on the Thai Pongal festival day costs
Rs. 1,600.There are two super luxury 49 seat buses including special
discounts for senior citizens (above 60 years) and for children under
12. Special discounted packages are available for schools, higher
education institutes and recognised welfare societies.
The Jaffna bound bus leaves Colombo at 11 p.m. daily and the Colombo
bound bus leaves Jaffna at 7 a.m.
The super luxury bus starts from Wijeya Enterprises in front of St.
Lawrence's Church, Wellawatte and reaches Jaffna at 10 a.m. the next day
stopping at Puttalam, Rambewa in Medawachchiya and Mankulam for
refreshments. The Colombo bound bus starts in Jaffna from the Lake House
branch office at Stanley Road, Jaffna.
For seat reservations contact the Associated Newspapers of Ceylon
Ltd. (Lake House), Colombo, Lake House branch in Jaffna or registered
travel agents in Wellawatte, Wattala and Jaffna.