A bird’s eye view shows that the implementation of the milestone documents are seemingly lagging, especially, considering recent realities and opportunities facing the county; as well as considering the fact that even in 2022 we are still in phase!
Mota-Engil, the Portuguese construction giant receives warm accolades at the recently concluded RailAfta conference held in Abuja, the Nigerian capital. The company which is handling the Kano-Maradi SGR railway project between Nigeria and Niger republics, was the focus of attention as the subject of the conference was “Powering African Continental […]
As the BJD and BJP engaged in a verbal duel over the delay in the execution of the Bargarh-Padampur-Nuapada railway line to gain political mileage for the forthcoming Padampur by-election, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Monday held the state government responsible for no progress in the project. In a reply […]
The Guinean delegation was led by Madam Rose Kasso Tinguiano, Deputy Director-General of Guinea’s National Railway Agency (Societe Nationale des Chemins de fer de Guinee, SNCFG), and Mr. Laye CONDE, Engineer, Technical Advisor of DG/SNCFG
Railway transport sector had been prioritized within the African Union Commission Agenda 2063 ‘The Africa we want!’ as a flagship project to connect the capitals of Africa, in all regions.
“Government policies should focus on creating enabling environment to attract more private sector investment in railway systems”- RailAfta Conference
It is with high sense of humility and honour that I welcome you all to this 2nd Edition of International Railway Conference organized by my esteemed Ministry in collaboration with Abuja Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Therefore, it is my pleasure to present my viewpoints on the Theme “Powering AFCFTA […]
By Raillway Working Group IntroductionThe Rail Working Group is a not-for-profit organisation based in Switzerland representing directly over 70 stakeholders in the rail and rail finance sectors and indirectly, through member organisations, many hundreds of key operators in the rail industry. The majority of its members are based in the […]
2nd African Rail Digital Congress hosted by UIC and SNCFT, as African Union of Railways (AUR), in Tunis on 17-20 October 2022, united about 100 participants representing railway networks from different countries of the continent. After the 1st congress in Cape Town in 2019, UIC organized the event to exchange […]
As Finland will be the first digital rail project on a public 5G network, they won’t be able to look to other European projects for guidance.