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A new fully-automated driverless peoplemover has opened in southern Shanghai to connect the metro with a large residential area.
HYUNDAI ROTEM, Korea has rolled out the first of eight two-car trains for Jakarta’s first light metro line which is set to open in August in time for the 2018…
INDIAN Railways (IR) celebrated a milestone in the construction of its 1534km Western Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) on March 27, when a test train reached the maximum line speed of…
THE chief executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Mrs Carrie Lam, and MTR Corporation CEO, Mr Lincoln Leong, attended a ceremony at West Kowloon station on March 23 to…
THE city of Kermanshah in western Iran joined the national railway network on March 20, when the country’s president Dr Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the 110km line from Firuzan.
THE Indian government has allocated Rs 15bn ($US 2.78bn) from the federal budget for Indian Railways (IR) infrastructure upgrading projects in the Bangalore area, ahead of assembly elections in the…
THE first 16-car CR400BF-A Fuxing high-speed train for China Railway Corporation (CRC) has been delivered to China Academy of Railway Sciences in Beijing for type testing.
Korea’s latest high-speed line, the Gyeonggang line, has not only dramatically improved transport links to the northeast of the country, including the Winter Olympic venues, but helped to drive Korean…
RITES, the international arm of Indian Railways (IR), has handed over the last of 18 six-axle metre-gauge diesel locomotives to Myanmar Railways.
A new fleet of CRRC Changchun EMUs entered service on the Kuala Lumpur airport rail link on March 13, when Malaysia’s transport minister Mr Liow Tiong Lai officially launched the…
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