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Bidders line up for Philippines North-South line AROUND 30 companies attended a prequalification conference in Manila on August 20 for the Philippines' largest public-private partnership (PPP) project, the Pesos 170.7bn ($US 3.66bn) southern section of the North-South Railway Project (NSRP).
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THE world's largest train builder, China's CRRC Corporation, has posted a 6.85% increase in profit "attributable to the owner" and a 61.2% jump in overseas revenue for the six months up to June 30.This is...
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KAWASAKI Heavy Industries confirmed on August 24 that it has been awarded a contract to supply eight 10-car 40000 series EMUs to the Seibu Railway for suburban services in the Tokyo area. The trains will be...
XIAMEN has announced plans to build metro line 6 connecting the Haicang, Jimei and Tong'an districts of the city which is located in China's Fujian province. Line 6, which will be 44.5km long and have 27...
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UZBEKISTAN Railways (UZ) has completed the electrification and modernisation of the 140.8km line linking Samarkand with Qarshi in the southwest.In addition to electrification, the work included rehabilitation of 9km of line, realignment of six sections...
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SEIBU Railway's new series 40,000 trains, which are due to enter service on lines serving Tokyo and its suburbs in spring 2017, will be fitted with propulsion systems supplied by Toshiba after the company won...
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INDIAN Railways (IR) has received bids from seven parties for a contract worth Rs 25bn ($US 379m) to supply 315 main line EMUs divided into 20 trains of 16 and 20-car sets, which will deployed...
penang-selects-transport-masterplan-delivery-partner
THE government of the Malaysian state of Penang has selected SRS Consortium as project delivery partner for the Ringgit 27bn ($US 6.48bn) Penang Transport Masterplan (TMP), a comprehensive scheme of integrated light rail, tram, bus...
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DEDICATED Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFFCIL) has awarded two civil works contracts worth Rs 43.3bn ($US 660m) for sections of the second phase of the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) between Delhi and Mumbai...
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AROUND 30 companies attended a prequalification conference in Manila on August 20 for the Philippines' largest public-private partnership (PPP) project, the Pesos 170.7bn ($US 3.66bn) southern section of the North-South Railway Project (NSRP).   The project encompasses...
china-to-build-second-fuzhou-zhangzhou-hs-line
CHINA is to construct a second high-speed line between Fuzhou and Zhangzhou, but with a design speed of 350km/h rather than the 250km/h design speed of the existing line which opened in 2010 and is...