Two EMD GT26CW’s (60-542 and an unidentified second unit) of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways with a freight train near Mohammad Abad between Tehran and Qom, Iran. © David Gubler via Wikimedia Commons. The first test rail shipment between Russia and India via Iran completed its journey reaching Mumbai last […]
Day: July 18, 2022
The Philippine Department of Transportation (DOTr) is reconsidering Chinese loans for three railway projects after Beijing failed to act on funding requests by the Duterte administration, the Philippine News Agency reports. The three schemes affected are the Subic–Clark Railway, the South Long-Haul Project and the Mindanao Railway Project. Cesar Chavez, the DOTr’s undersecretary for railways, said negotiations […]
The Maghreb line is part of a plan to construct a 1,300km high-speed network between Morocco’s major cities.
The 2nd African Rail Digital Congress entitled “Accelerating digital transformation in Africa: what are the challenges for railways?”, will take place on the 17th – 20th October 2022 in Tunis. After the first congress took place in 2019 in Cape Town, this summit will bring together railway executives, politicians, industry […]