Ceyline delivers new train to Sri Lanka Railways

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Ceyline on behalf of Ceylon Shipping Corporation (CSC), successfully delivered six locomotives and 24 train carriages to Sri Lanka Railways yesterday. 

These Diesel Multiple-Units (DMUs) were loaded in Qingdao China and safely discharged at BQ4 berth in Colombo Port. Ceyline won the CSC tender to provide logistics for this purchase made by Sri Lanka Railways.        

Carriage being discharged in Colombo

“We take great pride in completing this project successfully. This is a special type of operation that requires precise planning and execution. Our project team performed exceptionally,” stated Ceyline Group Director Business Development Mevan Peiris. 

The project team at Ceyline was headed by Krishantha Alwis and Channa Abeygunarwardena. 

“We are willing to go that extra mile to get the job done, we even stationed personnel in Qingdao port to ensure the loading operation goes smoothly. I want to thank Ceylon Shipping Corporation, the officials at Qingdao Port, the Master and Crew of vessel Da Qing Xia, COSCO Shipping, Sri Lanka Ports Authority Personnel and Sri Lanka Railways, who all worked with us as one team to ensure the cargo was delivered safely and on time,” said Peiris.