General Manager of the railway Dilantha Fernando says the first engine power set out of the 6 with modern technology ordered from India will be receive at the end of this year. There are 2 railway engines and 11 compartments are included in a power set.
He said the 1st power set will be operated for 3 months. After identifying the shortages it is expected to import the other 5 power sets. The new railway power set will be added for the transportation between Colombo and Jaffna.