MR to Call Tenders to Lease Ad Space on Electric Trains

When the electric train planned for downtown starts operation, companies will be given a chance to advertise on the train through a tender process, said U Arkar Min Tun, business manager of Myanmar Railways. “There is no instruction for the tender yet. Currently we are running some normal advertisements, as we permit advertising on areas […]

Gov’t Must “Exert Effort” to Fix Yangon Transport: JICA Advisor

Yangon’s population is expected to nearly double in the next 20 years, and with people come increased transportation pressures on a city already straining under the weight of its 5 million inhabitants. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has been pushing for greater infrastructure development in order to pull the core of the city away […]

Advertisers Shy Away from Dodgy Trains

Myanma Railways is receiving fewer proposals from businesses to post advertisements on train cars because the cars have to be repaired frequently, according to railway officials. The advertisers have to reattach their advertisements when the cars are repaired leading to extra costs. “We received a lot of advertisements for a year since we started in […]