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Ministry of Transport

Sri Lanka Transport Board

Trade, Business & Industry

Organisation: Ministry of Transport

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the sltb was reconstituted by sri lanka transport board act no 25 of 2005 and is the successor to the ceylon transport board (1958-1978), sri lanka central transport board and regional boards (1978-2005), peoplized transport service (1990-1997) and the regional transport companies (1997-2005).


  • to provide an efficient passenger service by bus throughout the country, while competing with the private sector under regulated market conditions.
  • to provide bus services for services of a socially necessary service for which specific subsides are provided by the regulator
  • to become the market leader in the provision of qualitative bus transport services by improving in reliability and safety, customer care.
  • to maintain designated bus terminals and to improve the services at such terminals for passenger benefit.
  • to become financially efficient and independent to compete with private sector in the long term.
  • to be available for deployment in emergency situations.

contact details :
sri lanka transport board
kirula road,

tel. no : +94-11-2581120-9
fax : +94-11-2368921
e-mail : chairmanctb@sltnet.lk

organization information

 ministry of transport

no. 01
d.r.wijewardana mawatha,
colombo 10
sri lanka

p.o.box 588

mr channa dias
telephones:+94 11 2 687105, +94 11 2 669307, +94 11 2 682952 ,+94 11 2 684299
fax nos:+94 11 2 684930, +94 11 2 689454
website: www.transport.gov.lk