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ACCORDING to Mr Yusef Gheranpasha, head of Iranian Islamic Republic Railways’ (RAI) northern region, a Russian bank has agreed a €1bn loan to help fund the electrification of the 500km…
THE Bangladesh cabinet approved the awarded of contracts on August 23 for lots 1 and 2 for the construction of a 108km dual-gauge single-track railway linking Dohazari and Cox’s Bazar…
THE Iranian city of Shiraz opened an extension to Line 1 of the city’s metro on August 22 in the presence of Iran’s minister of state, Dr Rahmani Fazli.
BANGKOK Expressway Metro and C H Karnchang have awarded a contract to Thales to provide an automatic fare collection system for two extensions to the Blue Line which will have…
RUSSIA’s Federal Budgetary Organisation (FBO), which is responsible for railway certification, has approved the production of a new design of container flat wagon by TikhvinSpetsMash, a subsidiary of United Wagon…
CHINA Railway Corporation’s new CR400AF Fuxing high-speed trains entered passenger service on the Beijing - Tianjin route on August 21.
TRIAL operation began on August 19 on the first 19.6km section of metro Line 2 in Nanchang, China, from Metro Central south to Nanlu.
ACCORDING to a new metro policy endorsed by India’s union cabinet on August 16, the government will only approve or fund metro projects after state governments have firmed up public-private…
NEW United Group (NUG), China, has awarded a Yuan 531m ($US 79.6m) contract to the Bombardier NUG Propulsion System Chinese joint venture to supply traction and control for 678 metro…
Despite pushing back the opening date of the Ui Line, the latest addition to its metro from July until September, Seoul is on course to expand its 327km network by…
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