RITES supplies 60 broad gauge passenger coaches to Bangladesh Railway

Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES), a PSU under rail ministry, has supplied 60 broad gauge passenger coaches (LHB type) to Bangladesh Railway (BR) against a contract agreement of 120 coaches.

An intercity train with these Indian coaches was flagged off at Dhaka by Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina. Two train sets, comprising 12 coaches each- 2 AC chair car, 2 first AC sleeper car, 6 non-AC chair car and 2 power car, will presently be deployed to operate 3 pairs of inter-city trains between Dhaka and Rajshahi. Earlier, RITES had  supplied 26 broad gauge diesel electric locomotives (3100 HP) manufactured by Diesel Locomotive Works, Varanasi which are successfully running broad gauge trains of Bangladesh Railway.

So let’s do:
1. RITES supplies 60 broad gauge passenger coaches to which country?

Source – The Hindu


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