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While trains may soon run internationally between Cambodia and Thailand, the much-delayed overhaul of Cambodia’s railway network remains unfinished, as Michael Rose reports.
Soon-man Hong was appointed CEO of Korail in May 2016, and is currently overseeing the expansion of services ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics and in response to a new…
China-Europe intermodal freight is a major success story of recent years. Kevin Smith considers the factors driving continuing development and the challenges that trans-Eurasian services face to realise their full…
INDIAN Railways (IR) has decided to upgrade the 245km Delhi - Chandigarh main line to increase the maximum speed for passenger trains to 200km/h.
SUZHOU added a second north-south line to its metro network on April 15 with the start of trial passenger operation on Line 4.
A contract worth around Yuan 2.51bn ($US 364.5m) has been awarded to CRRC Qingdao Sifang for a fleet of 11 eight-car trains with a design speed of 350km/h to operate…
SHANGHAI Metro has placed a Yuan 543m ($US 78m) contract with the CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Rail Transport joint venture for additional cars for Line 2.
THE mayor of Izmir Mr Aziz Kocaoglu inaugurated the 8.8km Karşiyaka - Mavişehir light rail line on April 11, adding 14 stations to the city’s expanding urban rail network.
GE Transportation announced on April 12 that it has completed the acquisition of a 50% stake in JSC Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ) from Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ).
ACCORDING to a study by SCI Verkehr, Germany, the world market for metro cars is set to grow at an annual rate of 1-2% from what it describes as a…
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