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JAPAN’s Tokyu Corporation announced on March 17 that it has ordered three 10-car commuter EMUs for the 31.5km Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line, which links Shibuya station in Tokyo with the city’s…
A project to introduce a new common design of train on the Tokyo metro and Tobu Railway reached a milestone at the end of February when Tobu Railway received its…
INDIAN Railways (IR) will adopt Japanese best practice in rail safety under a Memorandum of Cooperation signed by the two countries on February 21.
KAWASAKI Heavy Industries has begun delivering a fleet of eight 500 series express EMUs to Japan’s Tobu Railway.
A video clip on YouTube titled Seven-Minute Miracle has been viewed more than six million times. It is about a marvellous Shinkansen train cleaning crew finishing their job within seven…
JR East is a private company, so generating earnings is important. To grow earnings, we have to be hungrier and step up the pace of measures. In fiscal 2016, our…
GERMAN Rail’s rail freight division DB Cargo has agreed a technology partnership with Toshiba, Japan, including the development of hybrid locomotives, first mooted at InnoTrans, and the sale and lease-back…
JAPAN’s coalition government agreed on December 20 to adopt a route via Obama for the extension of the Hokuriku Shinkansen from Tsuruga to Kyoto.
TOKYO Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Toei) has awarded Japan Transport Engineering Company (J-Trec) a contract to supply 27 eight-car Sustina S13 EMUs for the Toei Asakusa Line from Nishi-Magome to…
THE government of the Philippines has reopened bidding to Japanese companies for the supply of 120 new LRVs for the Light Rail Transit Line 1 in Manila after it abandoned…
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