Next major milestone for Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project
Photo: The Australian Melbourne, Australia The next stage of the Inland Rail project between Brisbane and Melbourne is underway with the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Parkes to Narromine section released to the public. Federal minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said this was the first EIS for the 1,700 kilometre rail project, [...]
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New signalling solution makes commuting in Kuala Lumpur faster
Photo: Bombardier Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Bombardier’s fully-automated CITYFLO 650 rail control solution has entered service on the second phase of the new Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Line. Passengers on the 51 kilometre line can now cross the Malaysian capital in under 90 minutes. With the entry into service of the BOMBARDIER CITYFLO 650 rail control solution on the [...]
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Thai government approves funding for high-speed railway
Photo: Transport Ministry and The Nation graphic Bangkok, Thailand - Thailand's government has approved a funding package of $3.3 billion for the first phase of the country's high-speed railway. Deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak said that the government is open to borrowing money from domestic lenders as well as overseas financial institutions such as the [...]
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Melbourne metro tunnel construction consortium named
Photo: The Age Melbourne, Australia - A consortium made up of Lendlease, John Holland, Bouygues Construction and Capella Capital has been selected as the preferred bidder for one of the biggest public transport projects in Victorian history. The Melbourne Metro tunnel is a $4.75 billion public-private partnership project to build a 9 kilometre transit system and five [...]
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Vietnam Railways signs cooperation agreement with Russian Railways
Vietnam Railways CEO Vu Ta Tung. Photo: Vietnam Railways Hanoi, Vietnam July 5 2017 - Vietnam Railways has signed a cooperation agreement with Russian Railways which could see Russia investing in Vietnam's rail infrastructure. Vietnam has been increasing the profile of its railways in recent months, passing new financing laws and seeking to streamline [...]
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