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 […]

Rete Ferroviaria Italiana to Receive Award at Esri User Conference Last year, the Italian rail agency Rete Ferroviaria Italiana (RFI) built an application using geographic information system (GIS) technology from Esri, the global leader in location intelligence. Called StationLAND, the application is designed to make railway stations the centerpieces of their communities […]

Train manufacturer, Gibela proudly celebrated the high-profile handover ceremony of its 100th train set to the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) in Dunnottar, Ekurhuleni. Source: Supplied The event was attended by Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula, Gauteng premier David Makhura, Prasa board chairperson Leonard Ramatlakane and other dignitaries […]