AZERBAIJAN Railways (ADY) has issued a tender for technical supervision and technical support services in preparation for the procurement of 62 electric locomotives for the Baku – Beyuk – Kesik corridor, which is currently being upgraded.
A GROUNDBREAKING ceremony was held last week in Singapore to mark the start of construction on the Thomson Line, a major element of Singapore Land Transport Authority's (LTA) vision to double the length of island's railway network by 2030.
DELHI celebrated the launch of public services on the first section of the third phase of the city's metro network on June 26, when India's minister for urban development Mr Venkaiah Naudu inaugurated the 3.2km extension of Line 6 from Central Secretariat to Mandi House.
RUSSIAN Railways (RZD) plans to increase capital investment by 7% from $US 11.4bn this year to $US 12.2bn in 2015, Mr Valentin Gapanovich, senior vice-president of innovative development and chief engineer with RZD, announced at the 9th 1520 railway forum organised by RZD in Sochi last week.
THE governments of Britain and China this week signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on rail, paving the way for closer cooperation in railway design, engineering, construction, supply, operation and maintenance, which could include work on Britain's High Speed 2 (HS2) project.