MR plans to sign MoU with EXIM Bank to take the loans

YANGON-Myanmar Railways(MR) is now planning to sign an agreement with Korea EXIM Bank aiming to take loans US$125 million for the upgrading of Mandalay-Myintgyina railroad section. The Union Parliament session on March 26th had approved taking loans from Korea EXIM Bank. The new air-conditioned trains will take about 17 hours to travel the Mandalay-Myitkyina route, […]

MR arranges 2 seats for 1 ticket to keep social distancing among commuters

Myanma Railway (MR) is making arrangements to keep two seats for one ticket so that the commuters can keep social distancing, said an official from MR. Although MR is making arrangements for keeping two seats for one ticket, the train fare is only for one ticket as usual. So, the commuters do not need to […]

10 air-conditioned train carriages arrive in Myanmar

YANGON- A vessel carrying 10 new air-conditioned train carriages and spare parts, bought under a loan from South Korea, arrived in Thilawa Jetty, Yangon, on January 7th, according to the sources. Myanma Railways (MR) signed a contract agreement with the Dawonsys Company to buy 100 new modernized train carriages on December 5th, 2018. The Ministry […]

Yangon circular railway upgrade to be complete by end of 2019

The project to upgrade the Yangon circular railway is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2019, said U Tun Aung Thin, the general manager of the Myanma Railways(Lower Myanmar). He made the remark at a meeting about the project held yesterday at the MR (Lower Myanmar) office. Work on the project is slated […]

Myanma railways: Expression of interest from Developers to develop Bauk Htaw Railway Station. Closing Date 19 Dec 2017

1. In line with the National Development Plan, the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar has been identifying the economic potential to contribute to the country’s economic development. As our endeavours for national development, Myanma Railways (MR) is committed to develop Baukhtaw Station Area as Rail Concerned Business, High-rise Building, Comprehensive Development […]

Railway Station project expected to launch May 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list “THE Yangon Central Railway Station comprehensive development project is expected to launch in May, 2017,” said an official from Division 7 of the Yangon Central Railway Station. When the bid bond of the first tender for the project to promote the Yangon Railway Station for the 2014-15 budget […]