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Japan's Kawasaki Heavy ships trains for Bangladesh's first MRT

Total of 144 railcars to operate from 2022 in Dhaka under $373m contract

The train manufactured by Kawasaki Heavy Industry, pictured, will run on Dhaka's MRT Line-6, which has a total length of about 20 kilometers and connects the center of the city with areas to the north and south. (Photo courtesy of the company)

TOKYO -- Kawasaki Heavy Industries announced on Thursday that it has started shipping railcars that will serve Dhaka's first-ever mass rapid transit (MRT) system.

Kawasaki Heavy has shipped the first of 24 trains from the Japanese port of Kobe to Bangladesh.

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