Railway reforms in Myanmar pick up steam

Since traffic congestion in Yangon has worsened due to the rise in internal migration, Myanmar has plans to speed up its railway sector reforms from this year onwards, according to a government official. Ba Myint, senior general manager and project director at Myanma Railways, said state-owned trains carried more than 47 million passengers last year, […]

Singapore’s Oxley gets inside track on Yangon Central Railway Station project

YANGON — Singapore-based real estate company Oxley Holdings and its consortium partners have been named the preferred bidders for redevelopment around the Yangon Central Railway Station, a $2.5 billion project by government estimate. The company has won preferential negotiation rights along with Chinese construction company Sino Great Wall and Myanmar developer Min Dhama. The order […]