Bangalore Airport may benefit a rail link

The Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) has engaged RITES, a Government of India entity, to prepare a feasibility report on upgrading rail infrastructure between the Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) serving the city of Bangalore, and the Yesvantpur railway station, in the Indian state of Karnataka. This is one of the many options the government…

China and Malaysia partner for railway expertise training

China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) signed an agreement with Malaysian partners on a joint railway expertise training program to facilitate Malaysia’s railway development. The training programme, which is sponsored by CCCC and operated by Malaysia Rail Link Company and Universiti Malaysia Pahang, would nurture skilled workers for Malaysia’s East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) electric…

Moscow to convert radial lines

The Moscow city authorities, together with Moscow Region, Russian Railways and the Ministry of Transport will discuss a possibility to convert radial railway lines into thorough diametres. “Every diametre, for example, from Zelenograd to Balashikha or Podolsk, will work like the Moscow Central Circle (MCC),” Sergei Sobyanin said. Beside this project, Moscow will improve traffic…

Ukrzaliznytsia and General Electric could launch locomotive production in 2018

“Ukrainian Railway Company (Ukrzaliznytsia) and General Electric Transportation could launch in 2018 the production of locomotives, with localization in Ukraine”, announced Ukrainian Prime Minister, Volodymyr Groysman.   According to the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure, Volodymyr Omelian, a final agreement on the establishment of a joint-venture could be signed this November. The Minister of Infrastructure said…