TheDawn: Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss Trans Afghan Railway project with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev during a virtual meeting on Wednesday, official sources told Dawn. The proposed 573-km-long railway line will be laid from Peshawar to Kabul and from Kabul to Uzbekistan via Mazar-i-Sharif. The agenda of the meeting […]

Meanwhile, President Deby has come calling (again?), asking big brother to extend the line to Ndjamena (for free of course!) Problem is the gauge. This line (Port Harcourt -Maiduguri) is narrow gauge (1067mm)(NGR). Chad has no existing network but is allegedly constructing standard gauge (1435mm)(SGR) lines to Sudan and Cameroon. […]

Samsung’s construction and trade arm has been awarded a $604m contract by Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) for work on the Hougang interchange and the Cross Island Line. Samsung C&T’s scope of work includes design and construction of the Hougang interchange station and tunnels, and addition and alteration works to […]

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