BERLIN, Germany – Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company, is supplying up to four EMD® Joule battery electric locomotives to BNSF Railway (BNSF). Supported in part by grant funding, the locomotives would replace BNSF diesel units operating in Southern California, with charging systems for continuous operation. “Progress Rail is excited to provide […]
Month: September 2022
A new agreement will see railway expertise from academia, government and industry driving forward rail innovation at a world class rail testing centre in Wales.
On 22 September, as part of the public procurement procedure, Rail Baltica implementing body in Estonia “Rail Baltica Estonia” has re-announced the first stage of procurement for the railway infrastructure construction at the Ülemiste terminal and the surrounding area. The purpose of these construction works is to rebuild the existing Ülemiste railway infrastructure to […]
By Rabbia Bashir Afghanistan is situated where four of the most populated and resource-rich regions of the world converge: South Asia, Central, and North Asia, the Middle East, and Far East Asia. Afghanistan serves as a vital crossroads between the regions and can thus it can become crucial to the […]
The Ministry of Works and Transport and the logistics industry have hosted a workshop to address railway subsector improvements and the development of the rail industry including likelihood of new rail rail operators. Accorsing to a report by the Nambian, Minister of works and transport John Mutorwa said the workshop […]
JOHANNESBURG – Transport minister Fikile Mbalula said the movement of goods needs to return to the railway in order to ease the pressure of trucks on the country’s roads. He was speaking in Pongola in KwaZulu-Natal at the scene of a fatal head-on collision between a truck and a bakkie. […]
By SINEM CENGIZ Several states have begun to employ unconventional means of conducting their relations with each other and improving their international image, such as sports diplomacy, climate diplomacy, and virtual diplomacy. One of these means is railway diplomacy, a crucial tool in forging relations between states by creating a […]
Leading rail CEOs from the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure companies (CER) have met with the European Commissioner for Transport, Adina Vălean for a productive exchange of views and strategic vision on a variety of transport related policy topics, with a particular focus on the impact of energy prices […]
This week’s order by Kenyan President William Ruto to revert cargo clearing services to the port of Mombasa could upset China and Uganda, the port’s biggest clients, and trigger anxiety among major players who depend on it.
by Wang Yiwei Poland is a major European agricultural producer, which exports large amounts of dairy products annually and China is one of its fastest-growing markets. The China Railway Express (CRE) trains, which reduce transportation time from Poland to China – from 40 days by sea to around 14 days […]