Asia

Tatsuo Kijima, president and executive officer of JR West, talks to David Briginshaw.
Wilhelm Patzner, CEO of Far East Land Bridge, talks to Keith Barrow.
A bilateral agreement setting the terms for the development of a cross-border urban rail link between Singapore and Johor Bahru, Malaysia, was signed by the transport ministers of the two…
Ashwani Lohani, chairman of Indian Railways, talks to Srinand Jha.
JAPAN’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and Hokkaido Railway Company (JR Hokkaido) have agreed to study the feasibility of raising the maximum line speed in the world’s longest…
CHINA Communications Construction Company has awarded Aecom a Ringgits 83m ($US 20.7m) contract to provide site supervision services for Malaysia’s East Coast Rail Link.
METRO-Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad (Mega) has awarded Siemens a €76m contract to provide electrification systems for Phase 1 of the metro network in Ahmedabad, India.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held in the Philippines on January 5 to mark the start of preliminary construction on the first phase of the Manila North-South Commuter Railway (NSCR) project.
CHINA added nearly 700km to its high-speed network at the end of December with the opening of three new lines.
SHANGHAI Metro started trial running on an extension to Line 9 and the new Line 17 on December 30 which has expanded the network to 637km and 387 stations, thereby…
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