LRT train body materials not procured from Kobe Steel, Ltd
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The Transport Infrastructure Office (GIT) received preliminary confirmation from Macao LRT Rolling Stocks and Systems Provider, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), that the materials used in the production of LRT trains’ body structure are not from Kobe Steel, Ltd. of Japan. GIT emphasized that all Macao LRT trains must pass through a series of stringent tests on mandatory basis before they are put into service, to ensure that their performances are up to international standards. The trains will also be examined and approved for safety by an independent third party organization.