BY:GUY TAYLOR The government has today unveiled its draft bill for reforming Britain’s beleaguered railway network through a state-owned unifying body. The draft Rail Reform Bill, which will now enter pre-legislative scrutiny, will see the creation of the long-awaited Great British Railways (GBR). GBR, initially put forward by Boris Johnson […]

(Ecofin Agency) – In a bid to boost free trade under the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), several models have been proposed to revamp the railway system. These proposals aim to address existing transportation hurdles and enhance intra-African trade efficiency. In Late December, South African trade […]

Companies from Qatar and the UAE have expressed their intention to bid for Iraq’s first elevated metro in the capital Baghdad, an official has said. Bidding was due to start on Monday for the $2.5 billion metro project and other planned rail line linking Najaf and Karbala in central Iraq, […]

In a bid to revamp the National Train Service, the FG under the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Tinubu has acquired new trains for the Lagos-Kano rail service. The trains which will run on existing rail tracks will have stops at Ibadan, Osogbo, Offa, Ilorin, Mokwa, Minna, Kaduna, Zaria […]

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council has expressed concern over the vandalism and theft of railway tracks connecting the Inland ports in the country. The council’s Executive Secretary, Pius Akutah, raised the concern on Tuesday while inspecting the Funtua Inland Dry Port, Katsina State ahead of its inauguration. According to him, the […]