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Transport sharing to Galle test match

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Transport sharing to Galle test match

Anyone staying in/near Bentota Beach Hotel going to the test 26-30 March? Looking to share transportation. karenf26@hotmail.co.uk

Cheers

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1. Re: Transport sharing to Galle test match

Hi Karen

I suspect you'll probably have more response if you try over here...

www.barmyarmy.com/forum/viewforum.php…

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Swifty

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2. Re: Transport sharing to Galle test match

Forgot to add that I saw a story in one of the SL papers saying that the rail line between Aluthgama and Galle is supposed to start running again this week.

nation.lk/edition/todays-news/item/3543-gall…

If true, and I tend not to believe these stories until they actually happen, that might be your best option as it's a bit of a trek by road.

Swifty

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3. Re: Transport sharing to Galle test match

Hi there....

It is no more "a trek" by road than it is waiting for trains, from Bentota to Galle is a straight run down the coastal Galle Road, about 70 minutes...

Regards

Dave

Edited: 10:14 am, March 06, 2012
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4. Re: Transport sharing to Galle test match

All I meant was that you don't have to worry so much about crazy traffic, death-wish bus drivers and potential carbon monoxide poisoning with the train! ;-)

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5. Re: Transport sharing to Galle test match

The train to Galle from Colombo was still down this week, ut I am in Galle and today the train is running south, so it is just a small bit of trainline that is down it seems.

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6. Re: Transport sharing to Galle test match

Thanks Swifty but as a first timer unable to register at the moment on www.barmyarmy.com/forum/viewforum.php… Must be a glitch...will keep trying.

Cheers Dave. Aware of the distance from hotel to Galle but as a couple new to following England abroad still wouldn't mind sharing the experience with the hardened followers!

Karen

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7. Re: Transport sharing to Galle test match

don't know if the 'new' forum link works better for you to register but try this:

http://www.barmyarmy.com/forum_new/index.php

you can still look around the forum even if not registered

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