“K” Line Delivers New Railway Coaches to Myanmar


“K” Line recently delivered 6 brand-new Japanese railway coaches to the Union of Myanmar.

The “Yangon-Mandalay Railway Improvement Project Phase I”, managed by the Official Development Assistance (ODA) loaned by the Japanese Government, includes the installation of railway coach of 24 units in total, exported from Japan and recent 6 units as first lot of this project are the first imported Japanese brand-new coaches, since its democratization in 2011.

The discharging operation was performed at Thilawa port upon her arrival. On that day, “K” Line Group welcomed top leaders of Myanma Railways and many others, who witnessed the discharging operation of each coach one by one from vessel’s hatch, as well as land transport by large trailer from vessel side to the sidetrack, located nearby pier and final handling of “rail on” operation by crane.

Recent transport of railway coaches was “K” Line’s second ODA business carriage to Myanmar, since its first entrusted project of carrying 3 ferry boats onboard from Hiroshima, Japan to Yangon, which were granted to Myanmar as Grant Aid program by the Japanese Government, back in 2014. Those 3 ferry boats, named “Cherry 1, 2 and 3”, which are now engaged in the shuttle passenger service between Yangon and Dala.

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