Systra is to provide independent certification for the short, cross-border rapid transit link planned across the Straits of Johor between Johor Bahru, Malaysia, and Singapore. The 4km line is scheduled to be commissioned at the end of 2026. With ridership expected to be 10,000 passengers an hour in each direction […]
South Africa is on a renewed journey towards high speed rail. If China makes headway, that will prepare Beijing for bigger role in the African Continental High Speed Railway Project.
The Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Fidet Okhiria, said that Nigerians intending to travel by rail should get their National Identity Number ready as it would be a requirement from May 2022. The commission disclosed in Abuja on Thursday that the NIN would be needed to enhance […]
RT&S- he U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has established the new Corridor Identification and Development (ID) Program. This is the first step in an unprecedented undertaking to transform America’s passenger rail network through President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The Corridor ID Program will establish a pipeline of […]
London’s Elizabeth line has received its final authorisations of its trains, stations, and infrastructure from the rail regulator ahead of its opening on Tuesday 24 May.Cover ImageImage BodyComponents The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has issued approvals for all the Elizabeth line stations – with the exception of Bond […]
FORT WORTH, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rio Grande Pacific Corporation (“RGPC” or the Company”) through its Rio Grande Pacific Group portfolio company Basin Railway Constructors, LLC (“BRC”) announced today it has selected the engineering and construction firms for the final engineering and construction of the Uinta Basin Railway, the 85-mile-long common-carrier railway that […]
Kabul and Uzbekistan officials held a virtual meeting Thursday, discussing the “finalization of the railway plan” between the two countries, Thursday, May 12, 2022. (PHOTO: MoFA spokesman) Kabul, Afghanistan – Kabul and Uzbekistan officials held a virtual meeting Thursday, discussing the “finalization of the railway plan” between the two countries, according […]
Rail union RMT has warned that the Queen’s Speech to be delivered to set up Great British Railways, the new state holding company for the UK’s rail infrastructure, will only deliver for private railway companies. RMT general secretary Michael Lynch said that Go-Ahead Group’s Govia has already been rewarded with […]
Hon Fikile Mbalula, S.A Transport Minister: Govt will ensure industrialisation and the local production of steel and other inputs, rail lines and supplies, and rolling stock is promoted through policies that will require state and private operators to procure all supplies from South African-based manufacturers”
The new loan for the Belabo – Ngaoundere railway represents the EIB’s largest ever financing for transport investment in sub-Saharan Africa and the largest single investment in Cameroon.