News #184: Proposed Putrajaya-Cyberjaya transit systems

New Siem Reap airport officially opens, Thailand Land Bridge, pre-feasibility study for Vietnam-Laos railway section, and more

This week’s main article is about the transit systems that have been proposed for Putrajaya and Cyberjaya in Malaysia. I visited Cyberjaya this year, and it is a hellscape for pedestrians. I am writing a report about Cyberjaya, so this transit article forms part of that research.

I posted a News Extra for paid subscribers this week, and here is the latest round-up of transport and urban development news in Southeast Asia.

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News Extra

News Extra: 17 October 2023 (Subscriber post)

The new Siem Reap Airport, the mess that is Ben Thanh in HCMC and the State Railways of Thailand debt and gauge problem.


🇰🇭 Cambodia

🇮🇩 Indonesia

🇱🇦 Laos

🇲🇾 Malaysia

🇲🇲 Myanmar

🇵🇭 Philippines

🇸🇬 Singapore

🇹🇭 Thailand

"Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has ordered acceleration of the southern land bridge connecting Chumphon on the eastern coast along the Gulf of Thailand to Ranong along the Andaman Sea."

“The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) will ask the cabinet to approve the funding for the second phase of double-track upgrades between Khon Kaen and Nong Khai next week, according to Department of Rail Transport director-general Pichet Kunathammarak on Thursday.”

🇻🇳 Vietnam

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