|China provides new power sets for Sri Lankan Railways|
|Friday, 31 October 2008|
Fifteen power sets of six carriages each will be added to the existing railway fleet from November 1st, bringing the total number of power sets deployed in the service up to 45, Ministry of Transport sources said.
As a gesture of goodwill following the recent visit of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Government of China has provided these power sets at a backdated lower cost of Rs. 36.9 million.
This acquisition will fulfil the requirements of Sri Lankan Railways.
(Courtesy : Department of Information )
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