Sri Lanka’s new swanky luxury train, Pulathisi Express, is an Indian Railways ‘Make in India’ product; details


Sri Lanka’s new swanky luxury train, Pulathisi Express, is an Indian Railways ‘Make in India’ product; details

Sri Lanka launches ‘Make in India’ swanky train! An all-new train service has been flagged off in Sri Lanka and what’s interesting about this train is that is has been fully manufactured under the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

On Wednesday, the President of Sri Lanka, Maithripala Sirisena along with the country’s Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Arjuna Ranatunga and Taranjit Singh Sandhu, High Commissioner of India flagged off the new train- Pulathisi Express, from Fort railway station in Colombo to Polonnaruwa. The swanky and luxurious new train set has been supplied to Sri Lanka Railways by RITES Limited under an Indian Line of Credit. RITES Limited is a PSU, under the aegis of Indian Railways which specializes in the field of transport infrastructure.

According to details shared by the High Commission of India, Colombo, the new train – Pulathisi Express has been equipped with the best-in-class passenger amenities including modular interiors

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