Int’l tenders to be invited for rail upgrades

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Myanmar government plans to invite international tenders to bid for railway upgrade projects including the Yangon-Mandalay railway line, said a ministry official at the recent Myanmar Infrastructure Summit. “Foreign investments are required for our projects. In terms of international aid, JICA [Japan International Cooperation Agency] has contributed the […]

Air-Conditioned Train to Ride Myanmar’s Circle Line Soon

More than 50 years after launching its first train service, Burma’s state railway department will soon offer passengers the chance to ride a Japanese air-conditioned train on a popular but poorly maintained commuter route in Rangoon. The five-cabin train—a used model that was imported from Japan last year—will make its first trip on the Circle […]