June 20, 2017

Bangladesh Railways choses PT Inka for coach order

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BANGLADESH Railways (BR) issued a notice of intent to Indonesian rolling stock manufacturer PT Inka on June 11 for a contract to supply 200 metre-gauge coaches.

The contract, which also attracted bids from Rites, India, and CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles, is due to be signed in July or August.

In April BR selected PT Inka for a contract to supply 50 broad-gauge coaches.

PT Inka has already delivered 50 broad-gauge and 100 metre-gauge coaches to BR under a contract awarded in 2016.

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