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Hong Kong reveals $US 14bn rail blueprint HONG KONG's Transport and Housing Bureau has unveiled a blueprint for the development of the region's rail network, which proposes the construction of seven new lines or extensions at an estimated cost of around $HK 110bn ($US 14.2bn).
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HONG KONG's Transport and Housing Bureau has unveiled a blueprint for the development of the region's rail network, which proposes the construction of seven new lines or extensions at an estimated cost of around $HK...
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SOCIÉTÉ du Grand Paris (SGP), the public organisation responsible for developing the city's 205km orbital express metro network has awarded further contracts for architectural and engineering design work on the initial stages of the €22.6bn...
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THAILAND's Office of Transport and Transport Policy and Planning (OTP) says that the construction plan for the 34.5km Pink Line monorail in Bangkok is currently awaiting approval from the government ahead of a bidding process...
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THE government of New South Wales has confirmed that it has awarded the Northwest Rapid Transit consortium a $A 3.7bn ($US 3.48bn) operations, trains and systems contract for Sydney's $A 8.3bn North West Rail Link...
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THE Hungarian government has granted the city of Budapest permission to begin talks with potential creditors regarding financing for the modernisation of the ageing train fleet on metro Line 3. With the rebuilding of Line 2...
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THE Philippine Department of Transport and Communications (DOTC) has awarded a PPP contract for the 11.7km southern extension of the city's LRT1 light metro line from its existing southern terminus at Baclaran to Cavite. Light Rail...
CSR Zhuzhou, China, announced on September 10 that it has signed a $US 49m contract with Navi Mumbai City and Industrial Development Corporation to supply a fleet of three-car trains for the initial phase of...
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THE government of the Australian state of New South Wales announced this week that the first of four tunnel boring machines has begun excavating the twin 15km tunnels required for Sydney's North West Rail Link...
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CONSTRUCTION is set to begin by the end of the year on the fifth metro line in the Chinese city of Hangzhou following the approval of the project by the Zhejiang provincial government. The 48.6km 36-station...
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TIANJIN Binhai International Airport joined the Tianjin metro network on August 28 with the start of commercial services on the 4km eastern extension of Line 2 from Konggangjingjiqu to the airport's newly-completed Terminal 2. Services on...