The Srilanka Government taken steps to imports 13 new hi-tech power sets from China to use Railway needs, the Power Set is proposed to use on the Podi Menike train beginning March 2013.

The new Power Sets imports at a cost of USD 101 million credit agreements in settle in 15 years time.

Meanwhile, of the 13 power sets, two power sets are super luxury trains imported from China to promote tourism in the country.

A special schedule will be prepared for the luxury class train service covering all the main railway tracks in the island, he said.


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