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Railways is govt priority now: Ahsan Mon, 10 Mar 2014 06:46:18 -0700
LAHORE: Pakistan Railways was neglected during the last 15 years but now it would be given priority in the upcoming budget.
Dialogue, terrorism cannot go side by side: Saad Mon, 03 Mar 2014 05:31:21 -0800
LAHORE: Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Monday dialogue and terrorism could not go side by side and the Taliban should stop terror attacks if they wanted to hold talks.
Explosive jammers installed on Quetta-bound train - DAWN.COM Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:56:43 -0800
After receiving intelligence reports about more such activities specially on Quetta route, the railway authorities decided to install explosive jammers on Jaffar express.
Saad Rafique visits Lahore Cantt Railway Station Wed, 19 Feb 2014 07:17:17 -0800
LAHORE: Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique visited Lahore Cantonment Railway Station on Wednesday.
Comments (5) Sat, 01 Mar 2014 18:12:42 -0800
ISLAMABAD: Once the backbone of the national freight and transport system, Pakistan Railways now finds itself fallen on hard times with more than half of its locomotives not only out of order but also having outlived their designed life by more than 40 years.
Freight train operation for all dry-ports soon: PR minister Sat, 15 Feb 2014 06:46:49 -0800
LAHORE: Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has vowed railways freight and container train operation for all dry-ports will be restored soon.
Comments (14) Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:41:59 -0800
RAWALPINDI: Though his family feels stronger at the addition of another male member in him, teenager Abdul Raheem is fighting an identity crisis lying in the Pakistan Railways Hospital in the city.
Revival of economy priority of govt: Saad Sat, 15 Feb 2014 06:46:29 -0800
LAHORE: Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has said revival of economy is priority of the government to put the country on way to progress and prosperity.
Punjab govt releases Rs630mn for unmanned railway crossing Wed, 19 Feb 2014 02:32:04 -0800
ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government has released Rs. 630 million for unmanned railway level crossing to undo incidents.
Revival of railways - DAWN.COM Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:13:58 -0800
THE government plans to modernise the run-down railway tracks and almost non-existent signal system at a cost of Rs4bn with the help of China. So said Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique while speaking at a labour rally in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. Sound like a puny response to a mammoth problem?
Air-conditioned trains to Pallai Sat, 08 Mar 2014 12:01:54 -0800
The Railway Department launched an air-conditioned train service to Palai from the Colombo Fort Railway station from last Friday, Commercial Superintendent of Sri Lanka Railway Department D.W.S. Sisira Kumara told the Sunday Observer yesterday.
Retd. locomotive operators summoned for duty Sat, 15 Feb 2014 11:53:25 -0800
Sri Lanka Railway Department has sought the assistance of retired locomotive operators during the strike launched by the Locomotive Operators Union and Railway Technical Trade Union last evening.
Killi-Pallai line open from today Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:32:08 -0800
The reconstruction of the Northern railway line from Kilinochchi to Pallai has been completed and will be opened today, Sri Lanka Railways General Manager B.A.P. Ariyaratne said.
Yal Devi reaches Pallai after 23 years Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:32:31 -0800
The re-constructed railway line from Kilinochchi to Pallai was commissioned and declared open at a function at the Kilinochchi railway station yesterday.
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China Railway to seek private investment for growth - report Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:21:16 -0800
State-owned China Railway Corporation plans to seek private investment for a railway development fund that could be launched this year, the Shanghai Securities News reported on Thursday. Details of the investment fund are still being formulated and a framework may be established by the first half of this year, Peng Kaizhou, deputy general manager of the company was quoted as saying. Peng said ...
CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK)'s financial subsidiary approved to start operations Sat, 08 Mar 2014 17:12:39 -0800
CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) announced the controlling shareholder of the company, China Railway Engi...
China railway attack: A group 'terrorist' assault with knives? Sat, 01 Mar 2014 13:41:39 -0800
China railway attack: At least 28 people have been killed - and 113 injured – in an attack at a railway station in Kunming, China, by a group of people brandishing knives. China state TV called it a "violent terror attack."
China Railway Corp. develops lands along railway to fill shortfall of construction funds Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:11:19 -0800
China Railway Corporation conducted land evaluation and put the asset disposal project on auction, s...
China Railway Corp. denies applying for RMB2.6T debt relief Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:36:24 -0800
China Railway Corporation (CR)'s general manager Sheng Guangzu attended the Jiangsu delegation ple...
China Railway Attack: 28 Stabbed To Death In ‘Premeditated Violent Terrorist Attack’ Sat, 01 Mar 2014 15:25:11 -0800
A China railway attack has left 28 people dead and a further 113 wounded after an alleged group of terrorists began randomly stabbing people at a train station in Kunming, southwest China. China’s official news agency, Xinhua, said that the attack, which took place late on Saturday evening was a terrorist attack: “It was an... Read more » China Railway Attack: 28 Stabbed To Death In ...
China Railway No. 5 Engineering wins Fiji highway renovation project, involving RMB150M Thu, 13 Feb 2014 07:29:46 -0800
China Railway No. 5 Engineering (Group) Co. Ltd won the tender for the S1 section and N1 section ...
Foreigners to be mostly kept out of China's privatisations Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:05:56 -0800
As China embarks on a new wave of opening up state-dominated industries to private capital, foreign firms will largely be kept out and authorities are likely to look to institutions like domestic pension funds and insurers. State giants China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), Sinopec Corp and China Railway Corporation have said they were seeking investments from private capital and also ...
Rail-track laying at the mercy of 3 cos Tue, 18 Feb 2014 07:28:56 -0800
16 bidders for Eastern Rail Freight Corridor banking on three firms for machinery
As China privatises, foreigners likely to be kept out Fri, 07 Mar 2014 04:49:55 -0800
SHANGHAI: As China embarks on a new wave of opening up state-dominated industries to private capital, foreign firms will largely be kept out and authorities are likely to look to institutions like domestic pension funds and insurers.
Has Turkmenistan-to-Tajikistan Railroad Derailed? Tue, 18 Feb 2014 08:14:12 -0800
Copyright show: No The railway was supposed to diversify trade routes in one of the least-connected parts of Central Asia. But six months after workers broke ground on a new rail line from Turkmenistan to Tajikistan via northern Afghanistan, a dispute threatens to derail the whole project. read more
Can Iranian oil explode global market? Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:47:54 -0800
As soon as the removal of Iran sanctions prohibiting the members of the international community to buy oil from this country became public knowledge, analysts and experts started talking about a possible collapse of oil prices.
The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels Limited and Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd Sign Agreement to Develop The Peninsula Yangon Mon, 10 Mar 2014 01:58:00 -0700
HONG KONG, March 10, 2014/PRNewswire/ -- The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH) and Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd. have announced a definitive shareholders' agreement for the purpose of restoring the former Myanmar Railway Company headquarters into a hotel to be called The Peninsula Yangon. The agreement, subject to conditions and approval, will seek to redevelop and restore the heritage ...