Anambra State Government has begun payment to an international infrastructure development firm for design of railway masterplan for the state. Managing Director, State Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP), Okey Ezeobi, an architect; said this yesterday in Awka at a news briefing ahead of a six-day Capacity Building Series on Theory […]

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) began its 2023 procurement exercise on Wednesday in Lagos with the opening of 800 bids. Its Director of Procurement, Mr Benjamin Iloanusi, said the process was preceded by the assessment of documents submitted by bidders. “The process is going pretty well. Once we are done […]

The Minister of Transportation, Saidu Alkali, inaugurated the first cargo movement from the Lagos-Ibadan rail corridor during his first official tour of the rail corridor on Tuesday. The minister kicked off the tour at the Ebute Meta station before proceeding to Apapa for the launch, then travelled to Ibadan using […]

A series of fires hit railway infrastructure in the city of Hamburg overnight, causing widespread disruption for trains between Hamburg and Berlin. Afterwards Transport Minister, Volker Wissing tweeted that “the arson attacks on railway infrastructure in Hamburg are a form of terrorism.” Railway operator Deutsche Bahn said that trains on […]

China and Algeria have embarked on an ambitious partnership to construct a sprawling railway network spanning a remarkable 6,000 kilometres across North Africa. Algerian President, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, lauded the monumental phase as a pivotal stride toward advancing Algeria’s socioeconomic progress. President Tebboune said this during his official visit to China, […]