Snapshot on Railways in Malaysia

Last week it was announced that China is going to build and finance the new East Coast Railway line in Malaysia according to this article. This means that the region is moving another step towards an integrated railway network. As the project homepage points out, the ECRL creates a high capacity access to the ports … Continue reading Snapshot on Railways in Malaysia

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Mapping out the future of railways in Southeast Asia

  Last week, James Clark published a really cool map condensing all the current and proposed railway projects in Southeast Asia. You can find the map under this link. He used multiple sources and published masterplans to come up with a condensed view on where what might be built. The map clearly shows that China … Continue reading Mapping out the future of railways in Southeast Asia

Multi Level Maintenance and Stabling for Railways

Having stayed for quite some time in Singapore, I am familiar with the problems they are facing when further developing their city-state. Spacial areas for all types of usages are very limited: The city-state seeks to grow significantly its population while creating a sustainable quality of living with dense areas, but also sufficient space for … Continue reading Multi Level Maintenance and Stabling for Railways