She has consistently covered many of the m…, Copyright © 2016 Irrawaddy Publishing Group. The upgrade will increase comfort and safety and is scheduled to be completed in 2022, said an official from Myanmar Railway, which operates under the Ministry of Transport and Communications. “Prior to the project, the Yangon circular railway was running 153 trips a day, while the Yangon suburban network was running 68 trips a day. by Than Han on Scribd. U Kyaw Myo said both consortiums started work in early 2018. U Arkar Min Thu, economic manager of the Circular Railway, said Myanma Railways was considering a project to build a link to Yangon International … The project to upgrade the Yangon circular railway is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2019, said U Tun Aung Thin, the general manager of the Myanma Railways (Lower Myanmar). Please increase the size of your window. Labels: Myanmar. Yangon Circular Railway Line Upgrading Project New Transport System of Yangon City Yangon Subway Project (YUTRA) Pre-Feasibility Study on Yangon Circular Railway .pdf by Than Han on Scribd. This video was taken in 15th June, 2020 during the inspection of difference between new platform height and rail car's step. © 2019 OC Japan Ltd. All rights reserved. Work on the project is slated to start on 21 December. We do not encourage viewing this site in this width. The Yangon Circular Railway runs across Yangon city area and is one of the most popular form of public transportation in the city. Posted by Than Han at 2:26 AM. An artist’s impression of the new platforms to be built at stations along the Yangon Circular Railway. The 46 km long Yangon Circular Railway Line is a part of the railway network of Myanma Railways, and is expected to serve as the spine of the public transit system in Yangon. Railway Car 71km stretch of railway between Pazundaung Station and Bago Station) Commissioning entity: Myanmar Railways: Scope of work: Track work, civil engineering, bridgework, station work, work on all signal and communication equipment, etc. The first contract is for 66 rail carriages that will be used in the Yangon Circular Railway project and the second is for 180 carriages for the Yangon-Mandalay railway project. The cars delivered by MC will cover the approximately 46-km loop in about 110 minutes, the company said. YANGON — Upgrades to the Yangon Circular railway line aimed at easing the commercial capital’s traffic congestion are expected to be completed in 2023, Deputy Transport and Communications Minister U Kyaw Myo said on Tuesday. The President and his entourage visited the construction site of Insein railway station. The first contract is for 66 railcars that will be used in the Yangon Circular Railway (YCR) project while the second contract for 180 railcars will be delivered for the Yangon-Mandalay Railway (YM) project. , and is expected to serve as the spine of the public transit system in Yangon. Yangon Circular Railway Line Upgrading Project. The work includes modernizing the line’s stations, tracks, trains and management. All Rights Reserved. The project is being funded by a $207.8 million loan from Japan and 54.5 billion kyats ($34.3 million) from the nation budget, the deputy minister said. YANGON, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- The state-run Myanmar Railways has begun a project of upgrading the Yangon circular railway with the first section in the western Yangon commuter rail network, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Friday. on the yangon circular railway line upgrading project final report september 2016 japan international cooperation agency oriental consultants global co., ltd. nippon koei co., ltd. almec corporation japan international consultants for transportation co., ltd. asia air survey co., ltd. myanma railways ministry of transport and communications One circuit of the city is estimated to take 110 minutes, reducing the current travelling time by one hour. Photo – Supplied Japan’s Hello Communications has submitted a proposal to upgrade train stations along the Yangon Circular Railway to Myanma Railways, which operates the line, U Arkar Min Thu, general manager of the economic department under Myanma.. Myanmar President U Win Myint and his accompanying party inspected the CP101 project, which is part of the upgrading and reconstruction project of the Yangon Circular Railway undertaken by Sinohydro Bureau 10 Co, in Yangon, Myanmar on March 30. 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Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. The upgrade would include installing of automatic signals, and acquiring brand new 66 DMEU carriages, according to Myanma Railway general manager U Htun Aung Thin. The Yangon-Mandalay railway has a total length of 620 km, connecting Myanmar’s largest commercial city Yangon with the capital Naypyidaw and Myanmar’s second-largest commercial city Mandalay. Yangon starts the Upgrading of its Circular Rail Line Myanmar, Yangon, rail, infrastructure. Project (Phase 2)(New Bago-Kyaikto Highway Section) ・Infrastructure Development Project in Thilawa Area Phase 2 ・Yangon Outer Ring Road Construction Project ・Yangon-Mandalay Railway Improvement Project Phase 1,2 ・Yangon Circular Railway Line Upgrading Project ・Yangon Urban Mass Rapid Transit Construction Project (Viet Nam) He made the remark at a meeting about the project held yesterday at the MR (Lower Myanmar) office. The objective of the Project is to improve the efficiency and capacity of passenger transport and the safety and comfort level of the Yangon Circular Railway Line by rehabilitating and replacing the existing railway facilities and rolling stock, thereby contributing to the social and economic development of the Greater Yangon area. [16] The hope is for all of the coaches and engines to be replaced by 2020, along with automation of the signaling systems and replacement of the aging tracks. The new cars will shorten travel time on the 46-km Yangon Circular Railway from about 170 minutes to 110 minutes, and on the 620-km Yangon-Mandalay Railway from about 15 hours to around eight hours. The 46 km long Yangon Circular Railway Line is a part of the railway network of Myanma Railways, and is expected to serve as the spine of the public transit system in Yangon. The Yangon Circular, managed and operated by Myanma Railways, is 46 kilometers long with 38 stations and runs 221 times a day. Feb 26, 2018 YANGON, MYANMAR – Myanmar has begun upgrading the six-decade-old railway loop in its former capital Yangon with official development assistance from Japan. 27/02/2018 Luc Citrinot 0. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Pinterest. It is to be funded in large part by a $212 million loan from Japan’s development agency. U Kyaw Myo said the upgrades were needed to replace decades-old tracks, deteriorating facilities and equipment and outdated practices. The upgrades, planned since 2014, are part of the Japan International Cooperation Agency’s Strategic Urban Development Plan for Greater Yangon. New Transport System of Yangon City Yangon Circular Railway Line Upgrading Project Posted by Than Han at 4:23 PM. 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