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THE government of Uzbekistan has signed a $US 80m loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank to finance the electrification of the 145.1km Pap - Namangan - Andijan line in…
UZBEKISTAN Railways (UTY) has launched a tender for 24 electric locomotives divided into 16 freight and eight passenger units to address what it describes as a chronic shortage of locomotives…
METRO-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (Mega) has awarded Hyundai Rotem a Won 177.1bn ($US 159m) contract to supply 96 metro cars for Ahmedabad metro Line 1.
THE first metro train for the Noida – Greater Noida Aqua Line left CRRC Nanjing Puzhen’s plant in China on November 2 on the first leg of its journey to…
MALAYSIA’s Mass Rapid Transit Corporation (MRT Corp) issued a tender notice on November 6 for a turnkey contract to construct and equip Kuala Lumpur’s Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Line…
THE Guangzhou Industrial Investment Fund Management (GIIFM) and some local companies have set up a Yuan 10bn ($US 1.52bn) fund to finance the development of the Chinese city’s urban rail…
BANGLADESH Railways (BR) has received proposals from 21 international companies in response to a tender to conduct a feasibility study for construction of a new 200km railway between Dhaka and…
CRRC Tangshan Railway Company has unveiled a prototype low-floor LRV powered by Canadian supplier Ballard Power Systems’ hydrogen fuel cell technology, FCveloCity which it is trialling on the new 14km…
NANJING opened its second tram line on October 31, when trial passenger operation began on the 9.1km Qilin Line in the east of the city.
HEADS of state from Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia convened at the Port of Baku on October 30 for a ceremony marking the official completion of the 826km Kars - Tbilisi…
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