Given Japan's shrinking population, in order for infrastructure businesses such as railways to attain sustainable growth, it is vital that they uncover latent demand in the domestic market and tap into overseas markets with a particular emphasis on emerging markets.

JRTT publishes tenders for 4 new stations on Hokuriku Shinkansen line

The Japan Railway Construction, Transport and Technology Agency (JRTT) published four calls for tender regarding design of stations along the Hokuriku Shinkansen line, which is expected to link the cities of Kanazawa and Tsuruga, on the Western coast of Japan. The line is expected to be completed in the Spring of 2023.

JRTT announces 12 new WTO tenders for Shinkansen highspeed rail-line construction

Japan’s public organisation in charge of construction and maintenance of railway infrastructure, the Japan Railway Construction, Transport and Technology Agency (JRTT) published an updated of its main procurement plan for the remainder of fiscal year 2016.  In terms of new construction MLIT-linked JRTT’s focus has been on the development of new Shinkansen high-speed railways in the past years, notably on the Hokuriku Shinkansen and the Hokkaido Shinkansen lines.

Part of Linear Chuo Shinkansen Line construction tendered under WTO rules reports that projects related to the construction of the Linear Chuo Shinkansen Line, between Shinagawa-Tokyo and Nagoya, will be tendered under WTO regulations.

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