Construction of four flyover bridges integral to Yangon circular railway upgrading project

Myanma Railways will construct four flyover bridges, which are a part of the Yangon circular railway upgrading project, in this FY, according to No 7 Division of Myanma Railways (MR).
It also invited tender for the construction of four flyover bridges, said U Thaung Htike, superintendent of Yangon Railway Station.
“We invited tender for upgrading projects including the construction of four overpasses at four locations along Yangon circular railway line,” he added.
The four flyovers will be at Paywetseikgon-Kyaukyedwin stations, Baukhtaw-Tamway stations, Kyaukyedwin-Tadakalay stations and Yegu-Tadakalay stations.
Currently, the Yangon circular railway upgrading work such as upgrading of railways, stations, level crossings are being conducted.
Moreover, it will also upgrade the seven railway stations — Aung San, Kamayut, Okkyin, Phawkan, Thamine, Tamway and Kyaukyedwin- along the Yangon circular line starting this year using the allocated budget of respective FY. Similarly, the Okkalapa and Thamine Myothit railway stations will be reconstructed this year.
The Yangon circular line upgrade, once completed, would provide a chance to run express trains that can carry about 240,000 passengers daily. — ASH/KTZH

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