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/

Service opens on restored rails connecting Battambang, Banteay Meanchey

Train service from the provincial capitals of Battambang and Banteay Meanchey provinces opened on Sunday, an expansion made possible by the retrofitting of previously existing tracks that will also limit the speed at which trains can run. ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/service-opens-restored-rails-connecting-battambang-banteay-meanchey

Poipet real estate market full steam ahead

The reopening of a 48-kilometre rail line between Poipet and Serey Sophorn in Banteay Meanchey province this month was a milestone in the long-delayed plan to restore passenger and commercial train service along the Northern Line that connects Poipet to the capital. But it is ...

Vat Vin
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-property/poipet-real-estate-market-full-steam-ahead

Capital airport train vexes residents

The residents of Street 105K can hear the train before they see it – a low rumble, a blaring horn, an incessant whistle. Motorists swerve out of the way, parting like a school of fish. Children scamper to the side. A railway employee, sitting on ...

Kong Meta and Daphne Chen
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/capital-airport-train-vexes-residents

Ministry of Transport issues notice following train crashes

The Transport Ministry has issued a statement calling for people to pay attention to oncoming trains on the Poipet-Battambang railway after three accidents occurred on the line since its launch earlier this month. ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50483804/ministry-of-transport-issues-notice-following-train-crashes/

Villagers in Phnom Penh's Russey Keo meet with governor to discuss road

The governor of Phnom Penh’s northern Russey Keo district met yesterday with hundreds of villagers to hear their grievances over the planned construction of a road – and potential displacement of residents – along an existing unused stretch of railroad track. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/villagers-phnom-penhs-russey-keo-meet-governor-discuss-road

Phnom Penh airport train to start on April 10

The new rail line between Phnom Penh International Airport and the railway station on Monivong Boulevard is scheduled to open on April 10, according to government and Royal Railways officials. Hoeurn Somnieng, deputy director of the cabinet at the Ministry of Public Works and Transport, said ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/phnom-penh-airport-train-start-april-10

New rail link with Vietnam on the cards

Plans for a railway line connecting Bavet city in Svay Rieng province to Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh city were revealed this week by the Minister of Transport. During a meeting with Nguyen Nhat, Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Transport, Cambodian Transport Minister Sun Chanthol said both governments ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50107086/new-rail-link-vietnam-cards/

Airport railway 50 percent done

The Minister of Public Works and Transportation announced yesterday that the railway line connecting Phnom Penh to the airport is 50 percent complete. Sun Chanthol said the project from the Phnom Penh train station to the airport is half finished and added that trains are on ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50106736/airport-railway-50-percent-done/

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