Picking up speed on Yangon’s Circular Railway

A RIDE on Yangon’s Circular Railway offers a fascinating if bumpy tour around the commercial capital in the company of passengers from all walks of life, including commuters, vendors and beggars. The 46-kilometre line, with 38 stops, also provides a glimpse of the daily lives of the city’s residents during a round-trip that passes through […]

Yangon government eyeing second commuter tram

Transport authorities are planning to open another commuter tram in Yangon, depending on the number of commuters on the first tram, said Myanma Railways general manager Tun Aung Thin. Yangon’s first electric commuter tram since 1904 now runs from Wardan Street to Linsadaung with a ticket fare of Ks 100. The tram opened on January […]