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Mitsui to supply maintenance equipment for Delhi-Mumbai railway

Japanese trading house takes step to expand infrastructure exports to Asia

With its latest contract, Mitsui has received about $1.75 billion in orders for work on a Delhi-Mumbai freight railroad. (Photo courtesy of Mitsui)

TOKYO -- Mitsui & Co. has won a contract worth about 18 billion yen ($173.2 million) to supply an Indian railway with maintenance equipment, the big Japanese trading house announced on Wednesday as it takes another step in its strategy to expand infrastructure exports to Asia.

The contract with the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India, run by the Indian Ministry of Railways, covers areas of the Western DFC line between Delhi and Mumbai.

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