Category Archives: ASIA

Malaysia, LRT3 Rolling Stock Supply Contract Awarded

On 2 August 2017 Prasarana Malaysia Berhad announced that it has awarded the Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) rolling stock supply for the Light Rail Transit (LRT3) project to a consortium comprising CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive Co Ltd, Siemens China and Tegap... ...

Johor Bahru – Singapore RTS to Commence Passenger Service by December 2024

On 31 July 2017 Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan and Malaysia’s Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Abdul Rahman Dahlan announced that the Johor Bahru – Singapore... ...

Alstom inaugurated first locomotive repairing centre in Kazakhstan

Alstom has inaugurated its first repairing centre in Astana, Kazakhstan. The corrective and overhaul preventive works, including spare parts and repairing of traction and brake systems, for the Prima T8 (KZ8A) and Prima M4 (KZ4AT) locomotives will be... ...

Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima High Speed Project: Phase 1 Approved

Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima High Speed Project: Phase 1 Approved On 11 July 2017 the 253 km long Bangkok – Nakhon Ratchasima High Speed Railway (HSR) project, to be built in collaboration with China, made a significant step forward with the Thai... ...

Alstom’s JV EKZ obtains the first IRIS certification in Kazakhstan

Alstom’s JV EKZ obtains the first IRIS certification in Kazakhstan :Alstom’s JV EKZ became the first train manufacturer in Kazakhstan to receive the IRIS certification (International Railway Industry Standard).This certification has been... ...

Bangalore Metro’s Green Line enters commercial service equipped with Alstom’s train control & signalling system

Bangalore Metro’s Green Line enters commercial service equipped with Alstom’s train control & signalling system : Alstom is proud to be associated with the Bangalore metro’s much-awaited launch of operations on the Green Line that will... ...

A First Look at India’s New High Speed Trains

A First Look at India’s New High Speed Trains :Indian Railways is preparing to purchase twenty-five E5 Series Shinkansen trainsets from Japan for India’s first High Speed Rail (HSR) project, at an estimated cost that falls just short of 800 million... ...

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