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132 locomotives made operational to improve Railways performance Sun, 22 Feb 2015 06:23:00 -0800
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways has made operational around 132 D.E locomotives during last seven months to improve its performance by enhancing number of freight and passenger trains.

Gwadar Port to be connected with railway network Wed, 18 Feb 2015 18:25:41 -0800
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways is focussing on connecting Gwadar Port with railways network and establishing new dry port at Havelian to generate revenues.

Most Popular Sat, 07 Feb 2015 19:17:00 -0800
Passengers sit in train at platform. — PPI/file Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq witnessing the signing ceremony of an agreement with postal life Insurance for Pakistan Railways passengers at Railway Headquraters.

Saad asks PTI to clarify its stance on terrorism Mon, 02 Feb 2015 07:32:49 -0800
LAHORE: Pakistan Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique on Monday asked Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf to clarify its position whether it was supporting the war against terrorism or it was behind Taliban.

Directs relevant officials to ensure project’s early completion Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:04:59 -0800
Justice Qaisar Rasheed observed that it was unfortunate that some time projects meant for public convenience were turned into that of inconvenience.

Price controls: Why Aabpara visits won't work? | Business Recorder Wed, 11 Feb 2015 01:47:02 -0800
The week started with all major national newspapers carrying a photograph of the Prime Minister taking on the job of price commissioner as he walked through the fresh fruit and vegetable stalls in Aabpara market.

Talks with Turkey on free trade accord to begin soon - Newspaper - DAWN.COM Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:41:36 -0800
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Turkey will soon commence negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) for increasing the volume of bilateral trade. “We have agreed to give a thrust to bilateral trade and investment cooperation.

3rd Nishan-e-Haider Kabaddi Cup from Feb 22 Wed, 18 Feb 2015 18:20:45 -0800
ISLAMABAD: The 3rd Nishan-e-Haider Kabaddi Cup will commence from February 22 at Jinnah Sports Complex, Sadiqabad. Pakistan Air Force will defend the title.

HBL disinvestment: Going slow will help | Business Recorder Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:38:19 -0800
The governments privatization plans to date have been merely restricted to disinvesting from the blue chips. Privatization is good especially when it is of changing management of sick units, which have less room to go further down as against selling profitable companies.

Eight killed in Lahore suicide bombing Tue, 17 Feb 2015 02:30:05 -0800
Lahore, Feb 17 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and several others, including a child, injured in a suicide bombing in Pakistan's Lahore city Tuesday, with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claiming responsibility for the terrorist attack. A spokesperson for the TTP's (also called Pakistan Taliban) Jamaat-ul-Ahrar faction, said the attack was carried out by the splinter group ...

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Talawakelle protest delays train services Sun, 01 Feb 2015 18:13:58 -0800
The Colombo bound Podi Menike train from Badulla was delayed yesterday for a few hours as the train was halted at the Talawakelle railway station due to a protest that blocked the railway line, Sri Lanka Railways sources said.


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Research and Markets: China: Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel - Market Report. Analysis ... Thu, 05 Feb 2015 09:17:00 -0800
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China: Railway Or Tramway Track Construction Material Of Iron Or Steel - Market Report.

CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) trading to halt from morning Fri, 13 Feb 2015 10:55:22 -0800
CHINA RAILWAY (00390.HK) is planning the non-public issuance of shares; as requested by the comp...

BRIEF-China Railway Erju won 248 projects in 2014, total amount at 54.4 bln yuan Wed, 04 Feb 2015 00:02:34 -0800
Feb 4 (Reuters) - China Railway Erju Co Ltd * Says won 248 projects in 2014, total amount at 54.4billion yuan ($8.71 billion) Source text in Chinese: Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.2465 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting By Hong Kong newsroom)

Sheng Guangzu: To internationalize 'One Belt One Road' for railways Sat, 07 Feb 2015 16:46:24 -0800
China Railway Corporation's general manager Sheng Guangzu said that the policies of "One Belt One Ro...

China's CRCC wants Mexico compensation for scrapped train bid costs Tue, 10 Feb 2015 07:46:22 -0800
A consortium led by state-owned China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) asked Mexico to compensate it for costs it incurred in bidding for a scrapped $3.75 billion high-speed rail tender. The consortium brought together eight companies, three of them units of CRCC. Mexico relaunched the tender last month, and sources had told Reuters that CRCC was poised to clinch the deal.

BRIEF-China Railway Construction's units win water conservancy project Fri, 06 Feb 2015 01:10:44 -0800
Feb 6 (Reuters) - China Railway Construction Corp Ltd * Says units win water conservancy project worth about 2.7billion yuan ($432.45 million) Source text in Chinese: Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.2435 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong and Singapore newsrooms)

Mexico gets request from Chinese firm for repayment Mon, 09 Feb 2015 18:53:09 -0800
The Mexican government says a consortium headed by China Railway Construction Corp. Ltd. has requested reimbursement for the cancellation of a winning bid on a rail contract. The Transportation Department ...

China Railway - Trading Buy Mon, 02 Feb 2015 07:49:03 -0800
China Railway (00390.HK) Trading Buy Last price: HK$6.06 Resistance: HK$6.25/6.68 Su...

BRIEF-China Railway Group and units win projects for a combined 49.3 bln yuan Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:35:47 -0800
Feb 11 (Reuters) - China Railway Group Ltd * Says it and units win projects for a combined 49.3 billionyuan ($7.90 billion) Source text in Chinese: Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.2423 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

Chinese firm files for compensation over suspended Mexico rail project Tue, 10 Feb 2015 01:48:00 -0800
MEXICO CITY, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- The China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) has filed for compensation following the suspension of a high-speed rail project it won in a bidding in Mexico, Mexican media reported on Monday.


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