66 coaches for RBE train to arrive in 2018

Yangon circular train coaches will be replaced with 66 DMU coaches from Japan which will arrive in 2018, according to Myanma Railway. Train services will run as normal after the arrival of the new carriages; the only change will be improved train cars, said U Kyaw Soe Lin, a Myanma Railways traffic officer. Over 70,000 […]

High-rise car parking and hotels to be built on Myanma Railway land

HIGH-rise car parking and hotel projects in Yangon will be implemented on the land belonging to Myanma Railway, it has been learned. Due to a scarcity of available land in Yangon City, a number of development projects will be conducted on the grounds of the Kyimyindine and Pazundaung railway stations which are owned by Myanma […]

Yangon Railway Station Complex Project to launch in May 2017

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. THE Yangon Central Railway Station comprehensive development project is expected to launch in May, 2017, according to an announcement from Myanma Railways (MR). MR will finalise the selection of winners for the project in May, said U Tun […]

Myanma Railway invites EOI to businessmen or companies for maintenance of new Passenger express train; Closing Date: Jan 5, 2016

Subscribe to our Tender Alert. We send out email alert on Tender and EOI as it happens. Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Rail Transportation Myanma Railway Invitation for open tender for maintenance of new Passenger express train 1. Myanma Railway invites expression of interest to businessmen or companies to provide for maintenance […]

Japanese call for Yangon train work

The Yangon’s circular train line is seriously damaged, according to the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). There was too little gravel and some connections were loose, it said. The JICA said the crossings were in poor condition and some houses were too close to the tracks. Drainage in many stations was poor and control systems, […]

Ministry of Rail Transportation to invite open tender to implement the Development Project In Puzundaung; Closing Date: 27th July 2015

Myanma Railway, Ministry of Rail Transportation Open Tender Invitation to implement the Development Project In Puzundaung Station Area 1. Local Companies and JV Companies of Local and Foreign Companies (Consortium) are invited to implement Business Buildings including car parking relating to train business on the land owned by Myanma Railway, Yangon, Yangon Region, by BOT […]

Tidied–up trains to draw ads

Myanma Railway is counting on its clean new carriages to draw advertising revenue, though another tender may take some time, according a senior official with the state-owned firm’s business department. The first tenders for advertising in late 2013 attracted a lukewarm response, with advertisers snapping up the rights to only a handful of new carriages […]

JICA, govt to finalise railway upgrade loan

Japan will loan Myanmar US$200 million of the $500 million required to upgrade the Yangon-Mandalay Railway early next year, a Japan International Cooperation Agency official said last week. While JICA has not committed to financing the remaining $300 million, chief representative Tanaka Masahiko said it was the “first batch” of several payments for the upgrade, […]