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Cambodia restores railway link to Thailand after 45 years

Asia Pacific Jul 5, 2018

Cambodia restores railway link to Thailand after 45 years

Cambodia on 'Wednesday reopened the final stretch of a railway running from the capital Phnom Penh to the border with neighboring Thailand, the first time the line has been operational in 45 years. The Asian Development Bank provided $13 million in 2009 to rebuild the ...

Business / Corporate Jun 18, 2018

JR Hokkaido seeks government aid for loss-making lines

Hokkaido Railway Co. (JR Hokkaido) called on Sunday for public financial assistance for some loss-making rail lines that the company is finding difficult to maintain on its own. The company said it needs financial assistance from the central government and the prefectural government of Hokkaido ...

Japan cranks up pitch for shinkansen in Singapore

Business Jul 22, 2016

Japan cranks up pitch for shinkansen in Singapore

Japan intensified its shinkansen sales pitch in Singapore on Friday, hoping to acquire an edge in its bid for the Malaysia-Singapore high speed rail project. Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi Ishii discussed the bullet train system at a meeting with Singapore Senior Minister ...

Business / Corporate Jul 1, 2016

Kyushu Railway likely to go public in October

Southwestern Japan rail operator Kyushu Railway Co. has filed to list on the Tokyo bourse and is expected to go public in October, a source close to the matter said Friday. With an expected market capitalization of around ¥500 billion, the listing by the company ...