Dhaka: The Bangladesh Railway authorities have started trial and experimental run of railway coaches imported from India between Syedpur and Nilphamari railway stations, on daily basis for testing and inspection purposes.
The first consignment of new Broad Gauge passenger railway coaches reached Syedpur Railway workshop early this week.
The Bangladesh government had contracted to import 120 railway passenger coaches from India out of which 20 coaches reached Syedpur Railway workshop.
Sources said the coaches would be tested by the technicians of the workshop.
The Workshop sources at Syedpur said Indian experts would also join in the trial and examination and reexamination of the imported coaches. After trial run the coaches would be handed over to traffic division of the railway to be added to the intercity trains.