SL receives 20 state-of-the-art Indian train coaches

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 3:43 PM Sep 19 2021
Local SL receives 20 state-of-the-art Indian train coaches

Sri Lanka received 20 state-of-the-art custom-made modern train coaches from India as part of the USD 82.6 million contract signed between the two countries in line with India’s continuing commitment to assist Sri Lanka in the development of its railway infrastructure. 

The Indian High Commission said the 20 coaches supplied by the Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES) Ltd reached Colombo Port on Friday. 

The consignment is a part of the contract to supply 160 passenger coaches to Sri Lanka Railways, funded under an Indian Line of Credit of USD 318 million. 

The High Commission added that these State-of-the-Art ‘India-made’ modern passenger coaches have been custom made and built as per the requirements of Sri Lanka Railways.

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 3:43 PM Sep 19 2021

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