Multiple news reports in Malaysia are saying that Malaysia will build their high speed rail line without involving Singapore. Rather than hav
The Rapid Transit System (RTS) that will link Malaysia and Singapore has held a virtual ground breaking ceremony for the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project.
A consortium led by China Construction First Group has won the bid for Section 3 of the Beijing sub-centre integrated transportation hub (ITH).
The Rapid Transit System (RTS) that will link Malaysia and Singapore may start construction by the end of November.
Train manufacturer Alstom has secured a EUR100m contract to provide trains for Bucharest’s new Line 5. The six-car trains have been ordered by Bucharest’s metro operator, Metrorex.
Malaysia, Tengku Zafrul Aziz, has reaffirmed the country’s commitment to growing their transport infrastructure
Mumbai-Pune-Hyderabad High Speed Rail Plans for the creation of a highspeed rail network in India look promising as the National High Speed Rail Corridor (NHSRCL) has invited bids from engineering consultancies to provide a detailed project survey for the Mumbai-Pune-Hyderabad highspeed rail (HSR) project. The chosen consultancy will need to provide surveys of the at-grade,
Reports in India have quoted Virgin Hyperloop stating that their Hyperloop systems will be operational in 2030.
A metro train in the Netherlands had an extremely lucky escape after running through a barrier at the end of its tracks
Bangkok have announced that Thailand has signed a US$1.62 billion agreement with Chinese companies China Railway and China Railway Design
Autodesk, along with co-partners Informed Infrastructure, and the Society… revealed the winners of the Autodesk AEC Excellence Awards 2020.
Court orders Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand to use previous bid-criteria for Bangkok Orange Line MRT project
Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) to revert back to their previous bidding criteria for the Orange Line MRT project in Bangkok
Taiwan’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications has selected the alignment for the extension of the Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) network. Currently, the THSR network runs from Kaohsiung City in the south of the island, up through the heavily populated cities of Taiwan’s western region, and ends in Taipei City. The extended line will travel
Construction of the Malolos–Clark Railway Project will start soon, following the recent signing of three civil works contracts worth more than US$1.7 billion. Philippines’ Department of Transportation (DOTr) has now awarded a total of five civil works contracts for the project, totaling US$2.5 billion. The first two contracts were signed on 1st August 2020. The project, part
The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has awarded a Baht 7.75bn ($US248m) construction contract for the construction to SPTK Joint Venture Company. The contract is given as part of the Bangkok to Nong Khai high-speed rail project, which is a separate project to the Eastern Economic Corridor development. The SPTK consortium is led by Malaysian
US president Donald Trump has tweeted that he expects to issue a permit for a rail line connecting Alaska and Canada. The C$22bn / US$16.44bn cross-border rail project will connect the state of Alaska and the Canadian province of Alberta. According to a CBC report, the 2,570km-long project involves the construction of a new rail
Singapore’s Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has revised their expectations for construction spending in 2020 by around SG$10 billion as Singapore feels the affect of the Covid-19 pandemic. The BCA says that construction in 2020 is now estimated in the region of SG$18 billion to SG$23 billion, falling from their January forecasts of SG$28 billion
The governor of the Thailand’s Mass Rapid Transit Authority (MRTA) has confirmed that bid selection committee of Bangkok’s MRT Orange Line project has taken the decision to amend the bidding criteria, stating that the technical and price proposals need to guarantee the highest profit possible for the Thai government. Pakapong Sirikantaramas said “The changing of
The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has told the media that the 220-km-long high-speed rail project linking Thailand’s three airports will be delayed. The three airports to be linked with high speed rail include Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang, and U-Tapao. “The budget to demolish infrastructure to make way for the new high-speed system has not been approved,”
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a US$1bn loan to support construction of the Delhi–Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS). The 82km Delhi–Meerut RRTS network will be the country’s fastest railway line, operating at up to 160km per hour, and is expected to have a total cost of US$3.94bn. The project is part of three priority