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Feasibility study on Muse-Lashio-Mandalay railway project suspended despite MoU signing

Feasibility study on Muse-Lashio-Mandalay railway project has been suspended for uncertain area security despite MoU signing between Myanmar and China, said a source from Myanma Railways (MR). “Feasibility study has been suspended because of unsafe area security. We are waiting in Lashio. If the area security is safe, we will resume the project. We win […]

Myanmar and China sign MoU on Muse-Mandalay railway project

Muse-Lashio-Mandalay Railway Project is a major exit of China and it is also the project linking with Myanmar. Therefore, it will be okay only if China gets involved, Ba Myint, Managing Director of Myanma Railways, told The Daily Eleven. Muse-Lashio-Mandalay is the second longest railroad section after Yangon-Mandalay in Myanmar. The new railroad of Muse-Lashio-Mandalay […]

Initial technical report on Muse-Mandalay railway project submitted

A technical report that is a part of a feasibility study being conducted on the Muse-Mandalay railway as part of the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor has been submitted to the government, according to Myanma Railways and the Ministry of Transport and Communications. China Railway Eryuan Engineering Co (CREEC) submitted the report, which is based on a […]

Surveying Begins on Muse-Mandalay Railway

Ground survey work began Sunday on the Myanmar-China high-speed railway, a project that will link two economic centers in Myanmar with Kunming, the capital of Yunnan province in southwestern China, as part of Beijing’s grand infrastructure plan for the region. “A joint team is working on a study of the railway alignment,” Ministry of Transport […]

Electric Trains to Come in November

A Pilot survey is being carried out along Strand road between Htawligway in Ahlone township to Linsadaung in Botahtaung township. The building of necessary infrastructure is set to start this month, the official said. “We have undertaken this project to make public transportation more convenient for the people. We selected Strand road for the pilot […]

Myanmar Government Dreams of Electric Trains

Although the government has previously expressed intentions to introduce electric trains, the high cost renders the project impossible for the time being, according to an official from Myanmar Railways. “We regard operating a short-distance train along the strand road in downtown a priority over the electric train project. Getting sufficient electricity and meeting the financial […]