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China Apr 24

Seven countries to deepen cooperation on China-Europe freight rail services

Railway authorities of China, Belarus, Germany, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Poland and Russia, have signed an agreement to deepen cooperation on China-Europe freight rail services, according to China...

China Apr 21

Maglev train production on track

China's first 160 kilometer-an-hour magnetic levitation trains will be delivered this year-a breakthrough that will help accelerate the pace of developing a medium-to-low speed series of maglev...

China Apr 20

Mongolia vows to enhance China-Europe rail freight

Mongolia has vowed to provide support enhancing the China-Europe freight trains route.

Hongkong Apr 25

Hong Kong’s Airport Express rail line on track for 10 per cent fare increase

The cost of a trip on the Airport Express is set to take off after Hong Kong’s rail operator proposed raising fares by 10.3 per cent – the line’s first increase since it opened 19 years ago.

Hongkong Mar 08

Hong Kong’s MTR Corp net profit drops 21.1pc to HK$10.2b on lower property income

MTR Corp plans to offer seven property projects for tender over the next 12 months

Hongkong Jan 13

Driverless train in Hong Kong offers a peek into the future

New York City’s Second Avenue Subway wasn’t the only big public transit project to open over the weekend.

Taiwan Apr 24

Kaohsiung Circular Light Rail Transit aims to attract 4M riders

Taiwan southern city's Kaohsiung Circular Light Rail Transit (高雄環狀輕軌) will become the metropolis third light rail line that will connect all of its different rail networks and significantly boost...

Taiwan Apr 06

Kaohsiung’s 2nd light rail to begin testing in 2018

The second phase of the circular light rail system in Taiwan’s southern port city of Kaohsiung will begin testing in September 2018, according to Kaohsiung City's Mass Rapid Transit Bureau.

Taiwan Apr 03

Railway research center is necessary, Taiwan bureau says

The Bureau of High Speed Rail on Tuesday defended the necessity of establishing a railway research and certification center, saying it would serve as the last piece of the nation’s railway...

South Asia Mar 08

India seeks NRI funds from UAE to fuel railway expansion

Indian railways has been in discussion with the World Bank and pension funds to meet the huge investment needs estimated at $140 billion over five years.

South Asia Oct 04

$1.5 Billion ADB Rail Project will Develop Southeast Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide $1.5 billion to Bangladesh to build a dual-gauge railway line that will bring key trade and tourism to the southernmost parts of Bangladesh.

South Asia Jun 01

Kuala Lumpur LRT3 preliminary designer chosen

Systra is to undertake preliminary design for Line LRT3 in Kuala Lumpur, the company announced on May 24.

S.E. Asia Apr 25

Indian Railways to set up Wi-Fi hotspots across 7,000 stations under Railwire Saathi project

The Indian Railways last month announced a new project called ‘Railwire Saathi’ under which it would set up Wi-Fi hotspot kiosks at around 500 stations.

S.E. Asia Apr 20

Indian Railways to rapidly reduce carbon footprint

The country’s largest transporter is taking proactive steps to increase the use of renewables in its energy mix that would see as much as 25% of its operations powered through eco-friendly sources by...

S.E. Asia Apr 19

Malaysia buys more trains from China

THE Malaysian government has purchased more trains to meet increasing public demand for the KTM Komuter service.

N.E. Asia Apr 25

Korea's First LTE-Railway Network Starts Service Joint of Samsung and SK Telecom

LTE-Railway, a next-generation technology for smart train/metro, enables high-speed and super-reliable wireless voice and data communication

N.E. Asia Mar 13

Tokyo Metro: It's time to build a subway in PH

Tokyo Metro Company Limited, operator of 9 subway lines in Japan's busy capital, offered unsolicited advice to the Philippines for its horrendous traffic situation

N.E. Asia Mar 13

Long Freight Trains Start Operation in Korea

A 580-meter, 40-car freight train arrived at Busanshinhang Station Wednesday at 11:28.a.m, after departing Obong Station in Gyeonggi Province at 6:20 a.m.

AUS / NZ Jan 19

Planning approval for Sydney Metro under the Harbour

Construction starts this year with planning approval received for Sydney Metro between Chatswood and Sydenham, including new twin rail tunnels under Sydney Harbour and through the CBD.

AUS / NZ Nov 15

Sydney metro west: New underground link will ease western line congestion

NSW Premier Mike Baird has unveiled plans for a new $10 billion metro rail line from the city to Parramatta snaking through the Bays Precinct and Olympic Parkm.

AUS / NZ Nov 11

Fortitude Valley railway station hub set for $500m upgrade

Plans have been lodged with Brisbane City Council to revitalise one of Fortitude Valley's most run-down locations with a $500 million residential, retail and business hub.

S.E. Asia Apr 25

Indian Railways to set up Wi-Fi hotspots across 7,000 stations under Railwire Saathi project

The Indian Railways last month announced a new project called ‘Railwire Saathi’ under which it would set up Wi-Fi hotspot kiosks at around 500 stations.

N.E. Asia Apr 25

Korea's First LTE-Railway Network Starts Service Joint of Samsung and SK Telecom

LTE-Railway, a next-generation technology for smart train/metro, enables high-speed and super-reliable wireless voice and data communication

Hongkong Apr 25

Hong Kong’s Airport Express rail line on track for 10 per cent fare increase

The cost of a trip on the Airport Express is set to take off after Hong Kong’s rail operator proposed raising fares by 10.3 per cent – the line’s first increase since it opened 19 years ago.

Taiwan Apr 24

Kaohsiung Circular Light Rail Transit aims to attract 4M riders

Taiwan southern city's Kaohsiung Circular Light Rail Transit (高雄環狀輕軌) will become the metropolis third light rail line that will connect all of its different rail networks and significantly boost...

China Apr 24

Seven countries to deepen cooperation on China-Europe freight rail services

Railway authorities of China, Belarus, Germany, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Poland and Russia, have signed an agreement to deepen cooperation on China-Europe freight rail services, according to China...

All Apr 21

Fastest train in the world could run between DC and Baltimore

Commuters traveling from D.C. to Baltimore might soon hop onto the newest, fastest high-tech trains that would shrink the commute down to 15 minutes.

China Apr 21

Maglev train production on track

China's first 160 kilometer-an-hour magnetic levitation trains will be delivered this year-a breakthrough that will help accelerate the pace of developing a medium-to-low speed series of maglev...

S.E. Asia Apr 20

Indian Railways to rapidly reduce carbon footprint

The country’s largest transporter is taking proactive steps to increase the use of renewables in its energy mix that would see as much as 25% of its operations powered through eco-friendly sources by...

China Apr 20

Mongolia vows to enhance China-Europe rail freight

Mongolia has vowed to provide support enhancing the China-Europe freight trains route.

S.E. Asia Apr 19

Malaysia buys more trains from China

THE Malaysian government has purchased more trains to meet increasing public demand for the KTM Komuter service.

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