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.
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 […]
Deutsche Bahn and Siemens Mobility have just presented the new Mireo Plus H, consisting of a hydrogen-powered train and a mobile hydrogen storage trailer for fast refueling. The train and its new infrastructure, which are part of the German H2goesRail project, aim to replace diesel trains in commuter and regional […]
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”
According to reports, the construction of a major tunnel for its Yunnan-Tibet Railway project after more than eight years’ effort. The Jade Dragon Snow Mountain tunnel is located near Lijiang city in southwest China’s Yunnan province and connects China with Tibet. It is a part of the Lijiang-Shangri-La railway, a […]
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.