Srilanka Government

Reservation of a Compartment

You may follow the undermentioned procedure. The fares are given in the Reservation Page.

  1. Download application Forms 2.2 (a) from FORMS Page

  2. Send to Commercial Superintendent of Railways

    Fax to Number 011-2432128 or handover to Commercial Superintendent's Office, Railway Headquarters, Colombo 10, during Week Days – 08.30 AM to 04.00 PM.

  3. Decision will be informed to you by post by fax ( please indicate your fax number in the application )

  4. Payments can be done to the Railway Station Masters Account Colombo Fort by Cash.

  5. The Payment Receipt should be sent ( Fax or Handover ) to the Commercial Superintendent of Railways.

Payments = Normal Fare + Reservation Fee + VAT

Class Normal fare for a compartment Reservation Fee per Seat
First To be Paid Rs.280.00 + VAT
Second To be Paid Rs.200.00+ VAT
Third To be Paid Rs.200.00+ VAT

For Government Servants - Payments can be made through Railway Warrants

Refundable deposit of Rs.10,000.00 should be paid.

For finding Normal Fare

Railway Website -

Lanka Gate =

Send SMS to 1919: SMS format - slrd train startingstation endingstation

Call: 1919

For Further Information-

Designation Telephone Fax E-Mail
Assistant Commercial Superintendent +94-11-2421281 & Ext: 492/460 +94-11-2432128 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Last Updated on Monday, 20 March 2017 05:18
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