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  1. Business - China Business - TRANSPORT

    CNR eyes California contract after winning Thai order

    Posted Oct 22nd 2014, 05:21am by Toh Han Shih

    ... but this is the state-owned company's first contract to supply carriages for the country's inter-city railway services. CNR and CSR Corp are the dominant train manufacturers in China. In October last year ... system in America and industry leaders from around the world are eager to talk to us about why their trains should be running on our tracks," said Jeff Morales, the authority's chief ...

  2. News - China - TRANSPORT

    Guangzhou taxi drivers strike over licence fees, black cabs

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:53am by He Huifeng

    ... reported on its website yesterday that hundreds of taxi drivers went on strike in the early morning. But the report was soon inaccessible. The authorities ordered all state-run taxi companies to dispatch vehicles to the Canton Fair. "All the taxi drivers I know took part in the strike today, including many working for state-run taxi companies," one driver said. "We are very ...

  3. News - Asia - TRANSPORT

    Smartphone apps shake up Southeast Asia's notorious taxi market

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:30am by AFP

    ... it banned in Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur, Uber continues to operate there. It has also run into opposition in Seoul, where officials believe it should follow South Korean laws regulating taxi or rental ...

  4. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    MTR lands £1.4b contract to run London Crossrail

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 03:42am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... Chim Sau-wai sauwai.chim@scmp.com Hong Kong company beats three rival bids to operate new railway system for up to 10 years MTR wins £1.4b contract to run London Crossrail The MTR Corp has landed a £1.4 billion (HK$18.5 billion) contract to run the Crossrail train line that is being built across London. It won the deal just two days after announcing that chief executive Jay Walder ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Plans for HK$110b expansion of Hong Kong rail network unveiled

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:45pm by Timmy Sung and Phila Siu

    ... Cyberport and Pok Fu Lam. It will run between the University of Hong Kong station on the future West Island line and Wong Chuk Hang station on the South Island line (South). On the northern shore ... delays of up to two years and cost overruns in at least three ongoing projects by the MTR Corporation, including a cross-border link to Guangzhou. As well as delays, there is the question ...

  6. News - World - TRANSPORT

    Eurostar hits 10m passenger target, but runs 15 years late

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 08:59pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Anglo-French rail operator reaches annual passenger goal despite delays Eurostar hits 10m target, but runs 15 years late Eurostar carried more than 10 million ... per cent stake in the business next year, with French state rail company SNCF the favourite to buy the shareholding on top of its 55 per cent interest in the cross-Channel rail service. After ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR tells passengers 'trains are too busy- take the bus instead'

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 04:00am by TIMMY SUNG

    ... trains. The trial scheme, announced yesterday, will run every Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays, from October 6 to May 29 next year. Those with monthly passes travelling from Tuen Mun ...

  8. News - China Insider - TRANSPORT

    Passengers run for their lives... all because foreigner ‘fainted’ on Shanghai train

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 02:24pm by Erin Hale

    ... this morning by CCTV – shows a white man slumping over sideways in his seat and then rolling onto the floor of the subway car. As he hits the floor, passengers start running away from the man, leaving ...

  9. Business - Companies - TRANSPORT

    Train makers CNR and CSR seal 6.8b yuan in new orders

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 09:15am by CHIM SAU-WAI

    ... at 300 million yuan. It is the first time the company has secured a metro maintenance order from India, while it is its third metro car order from the country. The train makers have been ... "Developed countries, such as Japan or European countries, would not need China's high-speed trains, while developing countries might find it expensive," said Wang Zhuoran, an analyst ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    Surprise new MTR line planned for Kwun Tong

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:22am by FANNY FUNG, Phila Siu

    ... Bing-leung. A coastal railway line running between Tuen Mun and Tseun Wan was also dropped. The report said it would "generate very limited travel time savings of around one minute". ...




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