The International Union of Railways (UIC) and the S2R public-private partnership joint venture set up to implement the Shift2Rail initiative have signed a memorandum of understanding. The document provides for continued cooperation on the implementation of innovative solutions within the framework of the Shift2Rail initiative using a systematic approach that […]
The School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Plummer. Paul will lead research in the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) as its new Professor of Railway Strategy. Professor Plummer was previously Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group and more recently has […]
Converted Passenger Trains to Run Freight Between Cities
Part of the funding will be used for the rehabilitation of a 182km section of a dilapidated colonial-era line to Pointe-Noire, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s second city after Brazzaville, and the country’s main commercial centre.
The South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) strongly condemns the wanton destruction of the country’s key infrastructure, goods and property and the senseless loss of lives over the past week. We respect South Africa’s law and the Constitution, but it is time to take action. It is time for […]