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

Work on PP railway line to start this year

Plans to build a 19km-long railway along six roads in Phnom Penh will begin this year. The line is set to contribute to the capital’s urbanisation while reducing traffic congestion. The Ministry of Environment said on its Facebook page on Monday that its secretary of ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/work-pp-railway-line-start-year

Study on mass transit system completed

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has concluded a feasibility study on the AGT, an electric mass transit system that could help reduce traffic congestion in Phnom Penh. However, the result of the study has not been made public yet, said Vasim Sorya, spokesman for the ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50622359/study-on-mass-transit-system-completed/

Railway families relocated

Some 320 families who are living near disused railway tracks in Phnom Penh’s Russey Keo district have agreed to relocate to a new site along O’Veng canal in Kilometre 6 commune. Russey Keo district governor Chea Pisey wrote on his Facebook page on Thursday that ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/railway-families-relocated

Royal Railway takes extra measures for a smooth ride

In 2009 the Royal Government of Cambodia signed a Concession agreement with Toll from Australia the biggest Logistics company in Australia at the time to be the Operator and Maintainer of the North and South Line. Soon after Toll signed it joined with Neat Oknha ...

John Guiry
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50605169/royal-railway-takes-extra-measures-for-a-smooth-ride/

Chinese team ready to begin study on railroad revamp

A team from China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) is now in Cambodia and will soon begin a feasibility study on improving the Kingdom’s railroads. CRCC’s visit to the Kingdom follows Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen’s request to the company asking it to help make the ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50602595/crcc-team-ready-to-begin-study-on-railroad-revamp/

Cambodian, Thai railroads to be connected today

The railroad networks in Cambodia and Thailand will be officially connected today in a ceremony presided over by the countries’ prime ministers. The Stung Bot-Ban Nong Ing Friedship Bridge will be inaugurated during the ceremony, which will also see the handing over of a diesel-powered ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50596619/cambodian-thai-railroads-to-be-connected-today/

Kampot rail scheme dismissed as ‘fantasy’

Kampot provincial governor Cheav Tay created an unauthorised investment scheme last week. But the plan has been dismisssed as a “baseless fantasy”.​ He set up a firm called Kampot Capital Development, which plans to raise $50 million from individual investors to develop a high-speed rail and ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-rail-scheme-dismissed-fantasy

Rail cars en route to Kingdom

The Royal Group subsidiary, which in 2010 won a 30-year concession to operate and upgrade the Kingdom’s rail network, began running a new service in mid-April from the capital’s city centre to Phnom Penh International Airport. ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rail-cars-en-route-kingdom

Cambodia, Thailand end cross-border rail transport talks

Cambodia and Thailand on Friday concluded negotiations on the transport of goods and people by train across their shared border, with an official agreement expected to be signed in upcoming months. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50509378/cambodia-thailand-end-cross-border-rail-transport-talks/

Cambodia restores railway link to Thailand after 45 years

Cambodia on Wednesday (July 4) reopened the final stretch of a railway running from the capital, Phnom Penh, to the border with neighbouring Thailand, the first time the line has been operational in 45 years. ...

The Straits Times
https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/cambodia-restores-railway-link-to-thailand-after-45-years

Pursat railway gets greenlight

An extended rail service from Battambang province to Pursat province is due to start today to improve transport for people and cargo, the Transport Ministry says. The first section of the rail line, linking Poipet and Serey Sophorn, was inaugurated last month. ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50494596/pursat-railway-gets-greenlight/

Train line to be equipped with safety measures

In an effort to prevent train accidents, the Transport Minister yesterday announced that barriers will be put in place at some crossings along the Serei Sophorn-Battambang train line and that 70 walkie-talkies are to be distributed to railway security guards to improve communication. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50484807/train-line-to-be-equipped-with-safety-measures/

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