The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) plans to establish a Development and Financing Fund for the transport and energy sectors (FODETE) by the end of the year. This subject was discussed at the first ECOWAS Investment Forum (EIF) held on Thursday, April 4, 2024 in Lomé. According to […]

For the 2024 edition of the Women in Rail Award, the Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking together with the co-organisers, ALE, CER, DG MOVE, ERA and UNIFE will bring the spotlight on winning combinations, inspiring role models, and outstanding research and innovation achievements for Women and by Women that are bringing […]

China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) has begun work on a 575km railway through the Sahara desert, between the Algerian iron ore mine at Gara Djebilet and the Moroccan rail system, the South China Morning Post reports. CRCC is working with Cosider Travaux Publics, a state-owned civil engineer, to deliver the […]

Federal Capital Territory FCT Minister, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has said the Abuja Rail Mass Transit (ART) project is now 97 percent completed and would be ready for commissioning by May 29. The minister disclosed this on Friday after an inspection tour of the Metro Station in Central Area and the […]

Rail services were hit to large parts of the UK, including key tourist routes, as train drivers launched a new strike amid cost-of-living pressures and decades-high inflation. Members of the Aslef union representing train drivers are taking part in a three-day rolling strike which will also affect express services to […]

Rail transport recorded an increase of 8.8 percent, Year-on-Year, YoY to N6.05 billion from N5.56 billion in 2022. The National Bureau of Statistic (NBS) disclosed this yesterday in its Rail Transport report for the fourth quarter of 2023 (Q4’23). The report showed that the revenue generated in 2023 comprised N4.42 […]

New Delhi: India’s bullet train project is progressing very well and the first corridor of Mumbai to Ahmedabad will integrate economies, India’s Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said at NDTV Indian of the Year awards today. “The bullet train project has to be seen from the perspective of integrating economies. In […]