Thailand, Laos ink MoC on railway development World

Thailand, Laos ink MoC on railway development

Thailand, Laos and China have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on the development of a rail line connecting Thailand’s Nong Khai province with Laos’s Vientiane capital city.
Malaysia, Singapore enhance railway cooperation  World

Malaysia, Singapore enhance railway cooperation

Malaysia and Singapore will sign a bilateral agreement for the Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link – a railway route linking Johor Baru in Johor State and Singapore’s Woodlands, according to the New Straits Times.
 Work on Thailand-China railway to start in November World

Work on Thailand-China railway to start in November

Construction of the first section of the Thailand-China high-speed railway will begin in November although there is still a problem with an environmental impact assessment study, Thai Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith confirmed on October 16.
Da Nang moves forward with railway plan Society

Da Nang moves forward with railway plan

The central city of Da Nang has started a pre-feasibility study to relocate its railway station and redevelop the space with an urban project at a total cost of 15.44 trillion VND (683.2 million USD).
World

Japan to start producing train cars for Thailand

Japan will begin producing the electric trains that will be used in the Purple Line that links Bang Yai with Bang Sue in a matter of weeks so that the train cars can be delivered before the end of this year, according to Transport Minister Air Chief Marshal Prajin Juntong.
Business

Vietnam to invest in transport infrastructure

Vietnam plans to modernise its transportation infrastructure by building thousands of kilometres of new expressways along modern railways and airports, the English language news website dtinews.vn reported.
ADB finances metro line project in Hanoi Society

ADB finances metro line project in Hanoi

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Vietnam on Oct. 13 signed a 293 million USD loan agreement for construction of a metro line to reduce critical traffic congestion in Hanoi .