PT Industri Nasional Kereta Api (INKA) returned to deliver trains to Bangladesh. This time the state-owned company sent 250 trains in stages.
INKA President Director Budi Noviantoro said the delivery of passenger trains to Bangladesh was the third time his side had done. For this shipment, the total contract value is US $ 100.89 million or around Rp 1.4 trillion for 250 trains.
"Previously in 2016, PT INKA also exported 150 trains with a contract value of US $ 72.39 million and 50 trains to Bangladesh in 2006 with a contract value of US $ 13.8 million," Budi said after the train delivery event through the Port of Tanjung Perak, Surabaya, Sunday (01/20/2019).
According to Budi, the success of PT INKA in winning every tender made it increasingly trusted by the world. Because in addition to Bangladesh PT INKA has also fulfilled train orders abroad.
"Like Power Generating Car (PGC) and freight cars to Malaysia; Well Wagon to Singapore, Ballast Hopper Wagon (BHW) to Thailand, Locomotives to the Philippines, and Blizzard Center Sills to Australia," explained Budi.
Then what makes PT INKA's production worldwide? Budi explained, in addition to the good quality, the production of PT INKA is also known to be cheap and shipping is also fast.
Meanwhile, in the near future, added Budi, his party has received a contract from the Philippines with a total value of Rp 700 billion. And currently under construction.
"The contract with the Philippines is 4 KD and 3 locomotives and 16 passenger trains. Currently it is being worked on at PT INKA. In June we will send an electric diesel train. Later we will send the end of the year to the Philippines," he concluded. ( detik )