Finally here

he first Light Rail Transit carriages arrived in the MSAR yesterday

The first batch of Light Rail Transit (LRT) carriages arrived in Macau yesterday morning, the Transportation Infrastructure Office (GIT) announced.
According to the department, the delivery includes four train carriages and two maintenance vehicles, arriving yesterday at the Coloane Ka-Ho Harbour after a week-long trip from Japan.
After completing a series of customs clearance procedures, the carriages will be transported to the Ocean Station near Avenida dos Jogos da Ásia Oriental in Taipa, in order to initiate the trial period of the carriages.
Ocean Station is located near the Ocean Gardens building complex and will be one of the 11 stations that comprise the 9.3 kilometre-long LRT Taipa line, expected to be completed in 2019.
During its transport to Ocean Station, temporary precautionary traffic measures will be put in place at Avenida dos Jogos da Ásia Oriental.
Developed by Japanese group Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, each carriage is 11.8 metres long, 2.8 metres wide, 3.8 metres high and weighs around 15 tonnes.
The Japanese group currently has a contract valued at almost MOP5.4 billion (US$671.8 million) for the provision of the rolling stock and systems for Phase 1 of the LRT.