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Agreement inked to upgrade the railway track from Maho to Omanthai

Agreement inked to upgrade the railway track from Maho to Omanthai

Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Arjuna Ranatunga recently graced the simple event held to sign an agreement for upgrading of railway tracks from Maho to Omanthai, under Indian concessional financing.

The contract agreement was signed by IRCON International Limited Chairman & Managing Director Sunil Kumar Choudhury, and Transport and Civil Aviation Ministry Secretary L.P. Jayampathy. Sri Lanka Railways General Manager M.J. D. Fernando, IRCON International Limited ED S. L. Gupta, and High Commission of India Economic & Commercial Wing Head Suja K. Menon were also present.

Repots say that the total length of the track that will be upgraded under Indian concessional financing between Maho to Omanthai would be around 130 km. This includes 12 crossing stations, 7 halt stations and 78 level crossings. This is the first time the track is being upgraded in 100 years. This project would double the speed potential of railway track from the current around 60 km to 120 km per hour, as well as reduce the maintenance costs. It will also improve the travel comfort of passengers, and further contribute to the modernisation of Sri Lanka Railways.

 

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