Railway reforms in Myanmar pick up steam

Since traffic congestion in Yangon has worsened due to the rise in internal migration, Myanmar has plans to speed up its railway sector reforms from this year onwards, according to a government official. Ba Myint, senior general manager and project director at Myanma Railways, said state-owned trains carried more than 47 million passengers last year, […]

Eight years needed to build Yangon railway station project

With an estimated price tag of US$2.5 billion and eight years to build, the time cost and investment needed for the Yangon Central Railway Station redevelopment are massive. THE US$2.5 billion Yangon railway station project, which is set to be Myanmar’s largest joint venture investment project under the National League for Democracy-led government, will take […]

Myanma railways, Announcement of Preferred Bidder for Yangon Central Railways Station Area Comprehensive Development Project,

1. Myanma Railways, Ministry of Transport and Communications has requested submission of Expression of Interest – EOI from (6.8.2015) to (6.1.2016) and subsequently Request for Proposal – RFP from (6.3.2016) to (18.9.2016), from reputable local, international and joint venture developers to undertake Planning/Design, Build, Finance, Operate including improvement and Transfer (DBFOT) for Yangon Central Railways […]