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Dhaka, Tuesday   27 October 2020

22 more rail coaches brought from Indonesia

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:47 AM, 27 September 2020  

22 more rail coaches brought from Indonesia

22 more rail coaches brought from Indonesia

Twenty-two more new meter gauge coaches have been imported from Indonesia in the eighth phase under the 200 coach import project of Bangladesh Railway.

Borhan Uddin, director of the meter gauge passenger coaches collection project, confirmed the matter on Saturday. 

He said the coaches arrived in Chattogram port from Indonesia on Friday, September 25. On Saturday, the coaches are being taken directly from the port to the Pahartali railway factory.

According to the Meter Gauge Coach Import Project Office, rail coaches are being imported from Indonesia in 9 steps under the project of procurement 200 Meter Gauge Coaches. Earlier, 158 meter gauge coaches arrived in  Bangladesh in 7 phases under the project. And now 22 more new meter gauge coaches have come in the eighth phase. 

So far, 180 coaches have reached the country out of 200 coaches. In the 9th and last phase, 22 more meter gauge coaches will arrive.

DailyBangladesh/SA