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More CSR trains for KL Ampang Line PRASARANA and CSR Zhuzhou, China, signed a contract for 30 additional six-car metro trains for Kuala Lumpur's Ampang Line at a ceremony at the Kuala Lumpur Hilton on October 21.
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CHINA Railway Investment Corporation (CRIC) has begun procurement for 10 packages to supply onboard Chinese Train Control System (CTCS) equipment for 740 high-speed trains operated by China Railway Corporation (CRC). Procurement is divided into two lots,...
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PRASARANA and CSR Zhuzhou, China, signed a contract for 30 additional six-car metro trains for Kuala Lumpur's Ampang Line at a ceremony at the Kuala Lumpur Hilton on October 21. Deliveries will commence next May and...
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STATE Railway of Thailand (SRT) signed a contract with CNR Corporation for 115 metre-gauge long-distance coaches at a ceremony in Bangkok on October 17. The order for stainless steel-bodied coaches includes first and standard class sleeper...
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MALAYAN Railway Corporation (KTMB) is considering measures to reduce its mounting losses and reliance on government subsidies, which could include discontinuing services on unprofitable routes, introducing higher tariffs for railfreight services and increasing passenger ticket...
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CHINA's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has approved plans for the construction of the country's first rail links to Laos and Myanmar, together with a major project to increase capacity for coal traffic from...
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THE President of Sri Lanka Mr Mahinda Rajapaksa officially reopened the penultimate section of the island's 339km Northern Railway on October 13, restoring train services to the town of Jaffna 24 years after it was...
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WORK on the Klang Valley MRT 2 project, a 56km line from Selayang via Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya, could start next year following an announcement by Malaysian prime minister Mr Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak...
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CHINA's premier Mr Li Keqiang and Russian prime minister Mr Dimitry Medvedev have overseen the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the two countries for Russia's proposed Moscow - Kazan high-speed project, which could...
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ANSALDOBREDA has delivered the first two Sirio LRVs to the Chinese city of Zhuhai, with the remaining eight set to be assembled in China by its domestic partner CNR Dalian. Sirio is a bidirectional five-car standard-gauge...
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LIGHT Rail Manila, the joint venture of Ayala and Metro Pacific investments, which was awarded the public-private partnership (PPP) contract for the extension of the city's LRT 1 in September, has appointed RATP Dev to...