Sri Lanka Plans to Railway Development

Sri Lanka Plans to Railway Development
July 16, 2010 9:53 am

Sri Lanka has awarded two separate contracts to Chinese and Indian companies, totalling $370m, to develop the island country’s southern and northern railways.

China National Machinery Import & Export will develop the southern Matara-Beliatta railway line at a cost of $290m, according to
Indian Railway Construction International will rebuild the Northern Railway Line signalling and telecommunication system at a cost of $86.5m, with the ticketing system and maintenance expected to be included.
The contracts are intended to modernise and rebuild parts of Sri Lanka’s railway network, which was damaged by war, and extend the country’s tracks. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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