Four more bogies and two engines of Metrorail reach Mongla

Staff Correspondent,, Khulna
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Four more bogies and two locomotives of Metrorail have arrived at Mongla port from Japan.

On Sunday (September 12) afternoon, the Panamanian-flagged MV Precursor Coral anchored at Jetty no. 6 at Mongla Port.

The ship left Kobe port in Japan on August 25 for Bangladesh. In addition to bogies and engines, 20 more packages of 244 tons have arrived for Metrorail. The work of unloading these from the ship has already started.

Earlier, a total of 30 Metrorail bogies arrived at Mongla port by three foreign ships. These bogies have already become a reality. On August 29, the metrorail ran experimentally from Uttara to Pallabi.

Rear Admiral Mohammad Musa, chairman of the Mongla Port Authority, said the bogies of the Metrorail imported into the country have proved the port's ability to be unloaded at the Mongla port.

MV Precursors Coral ship's local shipping agent Ancient Steam Ship Company Limited General Manager Ohiduzzaman said that if the engine and bogie are unloaded, they will be taken to Diabari depot in Dhaka.