i. On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee, I welcome distinguished Honourable Ministers, our amiable Permanent Secretary, and the general participants to this 2″ Edition of International Railway Conference here in Abuja. As the chairman of the LOC, the title of my speech is: “The Place of Railway in African […]
French trade minister, Olivier Becht commented: “This is a major project for the district of Abidjan which will make it possible to reduce the city’s traffic jams.
In many developing economies, growth relies on cross-border trade aided by robust logistics infrastructure. flow’s Clarissa Dann looks at a remarkable collaboration between international banks and export credit agencies to help Ghana improve its rail network and remove freight and passengers from the roads Railway networks first arrived in sub-Saharan […]
Infrastructure managers from all over Europe have participated in the UIC “DRONE4RAIL – Harmonised methodology for drone/UAV uses for bridge inspection” project to research the use of drones (UAS – Unmanned Aerial Systems) for railway bridge inspections. In order to ensure the long-term performance of bridges, it is necessary to […]
Portuguese infrastructure group Mota-Engil, partly owned by China’s CCCC, has signed an agreement for the concession of rail services and logistical support for the Lobito corridor, in Angola. Mota-Engil will manage the strategic infrastructure linking the Angolan coast to hinterland countries in consortium with Trafigura Pte Ltd. and Vecturis […]
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 […]