Amtrak has announced a $7.3 billion contract with California-based Siemens Mobility Inc. to manufacture a fleet of new equipment to operate on various routes across its network. The new equipment will run on the Northeast Corridor, long distance Palmetto and various state-supported services throughout the country, replacing Amtrak-owned Amfleet, Metroliner, […]
As the Melbourne Metro Tunnel takes shape across the city, novel technology will be required to allow the system to run more trains, more frequently, and in a safe and efficient manner. The implementation of next-generation, high-capacity signalling (HCS) along the Cranbourne, Pakenham, and Sunbury Lines is assisting the new […]
Paul Obambi’s SAPRO Group has operations in 11 countries in Africa, Europe and Asia, with interests in oil and mining, consumer goods and media.
Logistic Asia: Developing world countries and their small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are taking a huge blow from the current situation in liner shipping as for many of them the tariffs are prohibitive and they cannot ship their products. The latest edition of the United Nations Conference on Trade and […]
The Northeast Corridor Commission (NEC, USA) has presented a 15-year plan for the development of this corridor – Connect NEC 2035 (C35), which was estimated at 117 billion US dollars – the largest in the history of its existence. The northeastern corridor, whose infrastructure is largely owned by the national […]