Bangladesh Railway awards Indonesian rolling stock firm 200 vehicle contract

Credit: Inka.
Credit: Inka.

Indonesian rolling stock manufacturer Inka has won a contract for 200 metre-gauge train vehicles for Bangladesh Railway following an international tender.

Also known as the Indonesian Rolling Stock Manufacturing Corporation, the state-owned company said it will sign the contract in July or August, 2017, after Bangladesh Railway issues a notice of award – the official announcement from the Government of Bangladesh for the appointment of Inka as the winner of the tender.

It is the second time this year Inka has won a tender procurement in Bangladesh. In April it won a contract for 50 broad-gauge train carriages.

Inka was founded in 1981. Its trains have operated in the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Australia and from 2006 it has been involved in Bangladesh.

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