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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 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.

Hongkong Dec 19

MTR Corporation seeks advertising agency for Hong Kong rail system

MTR Corporation is inviting potential partners to express interest in tendering for the advertising agency contract for the Hong Kong railway system through The Moodie Davitt Report.

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 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.

S.E. Asia Apr 11

Hanoi urban railway told to start operation in 2018

The Government has told the Ministry of Transport (MoT) to put the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway into operation by the first quarter of 2018.

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.

N.E. Asia Mar 01

India signs agreement with Japan on rail safety

India signed an agreement with Japan last week on enhancing railway safety in the Indian Railways with focus on railway track and rolling stock safety, a press statement said here on Tuesday.

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.

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.

China Apr 18

L.A. Metro, China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation Conduct Signing Ceremony for New $178 Million Subway Car Contract

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) officials today joined executives from China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation Ltd. (CRRC) in a signing ceremony at the Union Station...

China Apr 18

Chinese rail giant eyes £500m contract to new fleet on Tyne and Wear Metro

A Chinese rail giant is eyeing a £500m contract to produce a new fleet for the Tyne and Wear Metro as it aims to get a toehold in the UK market.

China Apr 13

China’s high speed rail is one third US price and half of Europe price but still too expensive for other countries

Construction of high-speed railways abroad is part of Beijing’s massive “One Belt, One Road” initiative to increase trade and infrastructure links with countries from Asia to Africa, but most of the...

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