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Development of Railway facilities in Sri Lanka by Indian Railways

Two Public Sector Undertakings, namely IRCON International Limited and RITES Limited, have signed agreement with Government of Sri Lanka for development of railway facilities.

IRCON International Limited has signed agreement in following areas:

(i) Rehabilitation of Colombo-Matara Coastal Railway line on 06.03.2009;

(ii) Restoration of Medawachchiya–Madhu Road Railway line in Northern province of Sri Lanka on 17.08.2010;

(iii) Restoration of Madhu Road–Talai Mannar Pier Railway line in Northern province of Sri Lanka on 09.06.2010;

(iv) Restoration of Omanthai–Pallai Railway line in Northern province of Sri Lanka on 10.01.2010;

(v) Restoration of Pallai–KKS Railway line in Northern province of Sri Lanka on 26.06.2012;

(vi) Installation of signalling and telecommunication system in Railway line in Northern province of Sri Lanka on 17.08.2012.

RITES Limited has signed agreement with Government of Sri Lanka for supply of rolling stock, manufactured by Indian Railways, including six sets of Diesel Multiple Units (DMU) with air conditioned compartments (2 AC compartments per DMU) comprising of seventy eight coaches and ten numbers Diesel Electric Locomotives with AC-AC traction system.

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