Bus strike on route 138

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The buses operating on the Homagama-Pettah route (138) are currently under a strike owing to an issue related to the recently opened Kottawa-Makumbura Multi-Modal Transport Hub.

Accordingly, all 138 route buses starting the journey from the Kottawa-Makumbura Multi-Modal Transport Hub have decided not to operate on the route, today (09).

When inquired, a spokesperson of the Road Passenger Transport Authority stated that a discussion is currently ongoing on the matter.

As a part of the bus fleet operating on the 138 route has been deployed to operate from the Kottawa-Makumbura Multi-Modal Transport Hub, a shortage of buses commencing a journey from the Homagama bus stand since April 01.