A vessel carrying the first set of metro-train coaches reached Bangladesh’s Mongla port from the Port of Kobe in Japan on Wednesday afternoon.
Dhaka Mass Transit Company Ltd (DMTCL) Managing Director MAN Siddique confirmed the matter to media.The train set will reach the Uttara Metro Rail Depot on April 23 after completing all customs and other processings, he said.
According to project details, integrated tests of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Line 6 will be carried out before formal operation, and trial runs will also be carried out after an integrated test of the metro rail sets.
There will be a total of 16 stations on the 21km route of the MRT Line 6. The stations are Uttara North, Uttara Centre, Uttara South, Pallabi, Mirpur 11, Mirpur 10, Kazipara, Shewrapara, Agargaon, Bijoy Sarani, Framgate, Karwan Bazar, Shahbag, Dhaka University, Bangladesh Secretariat and Motijheel.