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NIPPON Signal, Japan, has awarded Thales a sub-contract to install ETCS Level 1 on rolling stock and the two sections of the Red Line commuter rail line in Bangkok which…
CHINA Railways Corporation (CRC) achieved a 53% increase in pre-tax profit to Yuan 60.8bn ($US 9.5bn) in 2017 compared with 2016, while the profit after tax soared by 69% to…
TRANSMASHHOLDING, Russia, and Hitachi, Japan have agreed to set up a joint venture in Russia to produce traction inverters for passenger trains for Russia, central Asia and Europe.
BANGLADESH Railways (BR) has awarded a Taka 2976m ($US 35m) contract to Hyundai Rotem for the supply of 10 metre-gauge diesel-electric locomotives funded by the Asian Development Bank.
China’s flagship Belt and Road Initiative is promising to restore the ancient Silk Road trading route and provide significant regional economic development. Kevin Smith examines the political and financial challenges…
BOMBARDIER has launched a real-time passenger load display on Singapore’s Downtown Line (DTL) using the line’s existing Train Control Monitoring System (TCMS) following the completion of testing by Singapore's Land…
With construction officially completed and testing underway, Hong Kong is eagerly awaiting the opening of its underground high-speed rail link to China’s national high-speed network in the third quarter of…
PRODUCTION is due to start in the fourth quarter of 2018 on Turkey’s national EMU project under a joint venture of Tüvasaş, Turkish State Railways (TCDD) and Turkey’s Ministry of…
IRANIAN president Dr Hassan Rouhani inaugurated a 2km extension of Mashhad metro Line 2 from Shohada to Shariati on May 7, connecting the city’s two metro lines for the first…
KOREA’s Ministry of Land, Transport and Infrastructure (Molit) announced on April 26 that it has selected a consortium led by Shinhan Bank to build a 43.6km line from Paju to…
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