New Year, New Plans: Singapore Land Transport Authority

New Year, New Plans: Singapore Land Transport Authority

in Transport

Transport in Singapore is largely land-based, and most parts of the country are best accessed by roads or by railways. The nation relies upon the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to develop the quality of these transportation infrastructures. Road and rail are the key players of passenger and goods movement here. There is a Mass Rapid […]

MTR Expansion: Shatin to Central

in Transport

The MTR, run by MTR Corporation, is the fastest, cheapest and most efficient way to travel around Hong Kong. The underground railway already provides a comprehensive service of the city’s multiple districts, but it has not finished growing yet. The Shatin to Central Link (SCL) is a 17km-long railway line development. It will stretch the […]

Progress on the Hong Kong Express Rail Link

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An exciting rail project in Hong Kong is nearing its completion. The Hong Kong Express Rail Link project, which started in 2011, should be finished entirely by the end of 2018. It will greatly reduce travel time between Hong Kong and Guangzhou, strengthening links and integration between Hong Kong and mainland China. This has been […]

Highways Department Hong Kong: Keeping up to speed with one of the world’s busiest transport networks

in Infrastructure, Transport

In late December of 2016, the Highways Department of Hong Kong invited tenders for its latest improvement project: “Provision of Barrier-free Access Facilities for Highway Structures – Phase 3 Contract 9”. The works are expected to commence in May 2017 and will take about 42 months to complete. The works will mainly comprise of the construction […]

Airport Authority Hong Kong: Investing to manage growing demand

in Transport

Recent data has underlined the enormous growth potential for the aviation sector within Asia. To meet future air traffic growth and maintain Hong Kong’s competitiveness as an international aviation hub, the Airport Authority (AA) has embarked upon an expansion program for Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) into a three-runway system (3RS). On 26 April 2016, […]

AirAsia Berhad: The Enduring Appeal of Low-cost Flights

in Transport

Compared to owning a football club, it could be argued, that in the present environment, owning an airline is a much easier proposition. When that airline happens to be AirAsia Berhad, the comparison seems even more appropriate, given the success of the business. In earlier December, Kuala Lumpur-based AirAsia was named the ‘World’s Leading Low Cost […]

CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles

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Since the 1990s, with the fast development of the world’s globalization, CRC began to actively explore the international market while still making equally great effort to enlarge its share in the domestic market; this showed a new strategy to focus more attention on a long-term development and an internationalised development. With so many years’ experience, […]