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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... ...

Italy, Metrotramvia di Cosenza Contract Signed

On 25 July 2017 the Calabria Region Public Works Department signed the contract with a consortium headed by Cooperativa Muratori & Cementisti (CMC) for the executive planning, the implementation and the supply and commissioning of rolling stock for... ...

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... ...

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... ...

Contracts Signed for Bangkok’s Pink and Yellow Monorail Lines

Contracts Signed for Bangkok’s Pink and Yellow Monorail Lines :Thailand’s Mass Rapid Transit Authority (MRTA) signed contracts on 17 June 2017 for the construction of Bangkok’s Pink Line and Yellow Line monorail systems. The Public Private... ...

Canada, Funding of Montréal’s Light Rail Project to be Announced

Canada, Funding of Montréal’s Light Rail Project to be Announced :Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard, Montréal’s Mayor Denis Coderre and the Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) CEO Michael... ...

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