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 […]

Four people have been reportedly killed and many others injured after two trains carrying hundreds of passengers collided in Indonesia on Friday. The crash between an intra-city train carrying 287 passengers and a local line with 191 onboard took place at 6:03 am local time, 1103 GMT, near Cicalengka. An […]

The Nigeria Railway Corporation has concluded plans to launch night operations before the second quarter of 2024. The Managing Director of NRC, Fidet Okhiria, disclosed this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday. He started, “What is limiting us is the night operations, and that is […]

The Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr. Fidet Okhiria, has said that the corporation will begin six train trips daily on the Standard Gauge Train across the board in 2024. Okhiria disclosed in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos State, on Monday. He said that the […]