Train services across the globe are perpetually striving to improve and the ways in which they vary are vast. The differences are highlighted when taking a closer look at how they operate, what they prioritise, and how they adapt their services.
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The Bank of Taiwan has awarded Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation (TISS) an order worth approximately 40 billion yen to deliver 68 electric locomotives to the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA).
For our latest Women Inspiring Rail instalment, Tan Siew Ling, Senior Engineer at YTL Construction, discusses how she has transformed from being a passenger to now working as an engineer, and how she is passionate to be part of rail's future development.
The financing is for the construction of a 53.1 kilometres passenger railway which will connect Malolos, a suburb north of Manila, to Clark economic zone and Clark International Airport in Central Luzon.
An improved railway network will enhance access to regional and international markets and help increase economic growth and social welfare.
Both organisations are aware of the importance in avoiding duplication of work and providing maximum effective use of resources and experience.