PM urges railway upgradation

Prime Minister Hun Manet yesterday urged the transport ministry and the Royal Railway Cambodia (RRC) to find ways to upgrade the existing railway to improve the country’s logistics infrastructure. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501481591/pm-urges-railway-upgradation/

Royal Railway buys DMUs from Japan

Royal Railway Cambodia (RRC), a subsidiary of local conglomerate Royal Group, is bringing used Diesel Multiple Units (DMU) from Japan for the railway service in Cambodia. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501474759/royal-railway-buys-dmus-from-japan/

Chinese firms show feasibility of Light Railway connecting airport, metro in Phnom Penh

The feasibility of a Light Railway line connecting Phnom Penh to the new airport and planned city metro (subway) was presented by the China Metro Group and Guangzhou Metro Group to the Inter-Ministry Committee of Cambodia on Saturday, said the Council for the Development of ...

Rachel David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501457950/chinese-firms-show-feasibility-of-light-railway-connecting-airport-metro-in-phnom-penh/

RRC to beef up investment on northern railroad line project

The Royal Railway of Cambodia (RRC) has unveiled its plan for additional investment to improve the northern railroad line, currently out of service. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501447875/rrc-to-beef-up-investment-on-northern-railroad-line-project/

Technical study presents positive findings on city light rail in PP, Siem Reap

China Metro Group conducting technical studies on the light rail transit system in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap province has reported a positive move in the studies, citing its commitment to make the projects successful. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501444019/technical-study-presents-positive-findings-on-city-light-rail-in-pp-siem-reap/

Govt seeks $40B capital to build infrastructures by 2033

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) and the Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) yesterday held a meeting to review the process of transport and logistics master plan as the Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) seeks an investment capital of nearly $40 ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501443206/govt-seeks-40b-capital-to-build-infrastructures-by-2033/

Siem Reap to build light rail line from Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport to Siem Reap city

Siem Reap will build a light rail line from Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport to Siem Reap city, according to a consultation meeting between relevant institutions and China Metro to collect information and data for the study of the light rail project by the Ministry of ...

Beijing commits 300 million yuan to develop high-speed rail network

Beijing will provide 300 million yuan, an equivalent of $41.34 million, to develop high-speed railway infrastructure connecting the Kingdom to Thailand, Laos and China. ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501342655/beijing-commits-300-million-yuan-to-develop-high-speed-rail-network/

Royal Railway reports slight revenue uptick in Q1

Royal Railway Plc (RRC), a Royal Group of Companies Ltd (RGC) member with a corporate bond listed on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX), reported only a slight on-year increase in revenue in the first quarter of 2023 – ended March 31 – which has been ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/royal-railway-reports-slight-revenue-uptick-q1

Kingdom likely to seek British funds for MRT

Both countries discussed new opportunities and exchanged technical views on financing models for infrastructure development. The discussion centred on the planning and financing the Mass Rapid Transit system for Phnom Penh. ...

Hong Sovannary
http://khmertimeskh.com/501238164/kingdom-likely-to-seek-british-funds-for-mrt/

China pledges funding for Cambodian railway upgrade

China has pledged to provide Yuan 300m ($US 44m) to Cambodia to support the project to upgrade the Phnom Penh – Poipet railway to a 160km/h standard-gauge electrified line. ...

Kevin Smith
https://www.railjournal.com/regions/asia/china-pledges-funding-for-cambodian-railway-upgrade/

Capital-Poipet express rail project making headway

The preliminary results of a feasibility study to upgrade the Phnom Penh-Poipet railway into Cambodia’s first express railway indicate that the project would cost more than $4 billion and would take around four years to complete. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-poipet-express-rail-project-making-headway

PM urges rapid progress on transport system upgrade studies

At a plenary meeting of the Council of Ministers on January 13, Prime Minister Hun Sen urged the Ministry of Economy and Finance and the Ministry of Public Works and Transport to work together to accelerate the study of the construction of high-speed rail projects ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-urges-rapid-progress-transport-system-upgrade-studies

Japanese firm to study urban, provincial railways in Cambodia

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport (MPWT) on Monday asked the Japanese firm NIPPON KOEI to conduct a study on railway systems in Phnom Penh after the company presented the project for the improvement of passenger transportation systems in some provinces in the north ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501217375/japanese-firm-to-study-urban-provincial-railways-in-cambodia/

Cambodia may start building high speed rail as early as 2023

Construction on high-speed rails in the Kingdom could begin as soon as next year, with studies well underway on the conversion of existing railway and the creation of two new lines – one of which runs to the Vietnamese border – to optimally boost rail ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-may-start-building-high-speed-rail-early-2023

Royal Railway Plc gets approval for issuance of bond

Train operator Royal Railway Plc, a subsidiary of local conglomerate Royal Group of Companies Ltd, has received “approval in principle” from the Council of the Non-Banking Financial Services Authority (NBFSA) to issue a bond worth about $10 million on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX), which ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/royal-railway-plc-gets-approval-issuance-bond

On the right track: Railway safety measures taken

While railway crossings are marked with warning signs and train drivers loudly blow their horns before reaching the intersections, rare accidents through negligence still occur, causing death, injury and damage to vehicles. ...

Kim Sarom
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/right-track-railway-safety-measures-taken

Railway resurgence post-Covid continues

There are now many exciting ways to travel around Cambodia. Car and motorcycle ownership has grown exponentially, there are many coach and minibus services operating, and even domestic flights are available. One major form of transport has perhaps been overlooked – the train. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/railway-resurgence-post-covid-continues

Cambodia to examine possibility of developing and expanding existing railways into high-speed railways

The Prime Minister of Cambodia Hun Sen has confirmed that Cambodia will examine the possibility of developing existing railways into high-speed railways and expanding railway connections to other potential provinces to reduce traffic accidents and increase transportation capacity. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50990272/cambodia-to-examine-possibility-of-developing-and-expanding-existing-railways-into-high-speed-railways/

Cambodia drafting railway development strategy

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is drafting a railway development strategy to revamp  train transport economically and make it more efficient. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50921009/cambodia-drafting-railway-development-strategy/

Royal Railway and Cambodian government talks still on track

Negotiations are still under way between Royal Railway Cambodia and the Cambodian Government on implementing a new concession agreement designed to improve Cambodia’s railway systems as well as keeping the infrastructure running in an orderly manner.​ ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779061/royal-railway-and-cambodian-government-talks-still-on-track/

Thailand will gift 140km of rail to Cambodia for stronger link

Cambodia will soon welcome another 140km of northern railway to connect to the Thai border to better facilitate the transportation of goods between the two countries. Cambodia and Thailand officially launched rail reconnection link in late 2018. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/thailand-will-gift-140km-rail-cambodia-stronger-link

Cambodia-Thailand railway a stop nearer being ready

Cambodian and Thailand railway authorities will meet on Friday for final discussions on cross-border rail transportation between the nations. Ly Borin, under-secretary of state of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, told Khmer Times yesterday that an agreement on cross-border rail transportation had been ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50689585/cambodia-thailand-railway-a-stop-nearer-being-ready

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