India is ramping up her less publicised infrastructure financing and promotion activities in Africa. It is long overdue.
The Western Railway Line Project will transform Ghana’s existing railway infrastructure base into a modern, robust and integrated railway system,” Thelo DB said in its statement.
ZDM-German Railways (DB) and Siemens Mobility presented the 100th high-speed ICE 4 train in Mainz, named Rheinland-Pfalz after the federal state of which Mainz is the capital. By the end of 2024, DB will receive the last of the 137 ICE 4 trains ordered by Siemens Mobility in various configurations. DB […]
Alstom has opened a training center in Baku. The solemn event was attended by representatives of the French Embassy in Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijan-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The opening of the center is part of Alstom’s program to support the development of the country’s railway industry. The center, created with […]
ÖBB’s existing night train fleet were converted into multifunctional couchette cars. The newly designed four-seater compartments with fitted beds are intended to increase travel comfort, especially for families – for example with parking spaces for prams. Bicycles can also be taken along and there should be free WiFi and charging options using […]
After two years of online activity, the UIC Passenger Department is eager and delighted to be holding the fifth Training on Commuter and Regional Train Services, in-person, at UIC HQ in Paris. OBJECTIVES Offer an accurate and comprehensive overview of Commuter and Regional Train Systems all around the world and […]
The Biden-Harris administration is committed to working with the continent to address all these issues, particularly within the framework of the African Union (AU) Agenda 2063- Mrs Kamala Harris
Due to emerging trends, rail may have the strength to position itself as one of the preferred choices of transport of the future, helping to solve many longstanding challenges in passenger transport. This report examines passenger rail’s current status and the measures operators have taken to restore rail travel to […]
The 30-year concession, with the potential of a 20-year extension, has been awarded to a consortium comprising Trafigura Pte Ltd (“Trafigura”), a market leader in the global commodities industry, Mota-Engil Engenharia e Construcao Africa SA (“Mota-Engil”), an international construction and infrastructure management company and Vecturis SA, an independent rail operator.
Two EMD GT26CW’s (60-542 and an unidentified second unit) of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways with a freight train near Mohammad Abad between Tehran and Qom, Iran. © David Gubler via Wikimedia Commons. The first test rail shipment between Russia and India via Iran completed its journey reaching Mumbai last […]