28 train coaches trialled successfully in Mandalay

Chinese technical experts and officials from Myanma Railways are pictured together in Mandalay.

The test run of a total of 28 train coaches, which were purchased with an interest-free loan from China, was carried out in Mandalay and it was successful, stated the Chinese Embassy.
Technical service experts from China helped facilitat the trial run of 28 train coaches on the track in September.
The purchased coaches arrived at Thilawa Port in Yangon on 5 January 2021 and included 14 upper-class carriages and 14 second-class carriages. This train route will enhance the running performance of the Mandalay-Yangon railway, as well as the socioeconomic development of the towns and cities en route, according to Myanma Railways.
The Chinese Embassy announced that a group of technical service experts from China brought China’s train technology to Myanmar.
China is providing technical assistance training to the Myanma Railways and nurturing talented personnel who will be able to manufacture and maintain train coaches themselves. — TWA/GNLM

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