CRRC Zhuzhou Locomotive’s deal to buy a German train factory is creating disquiet in Europe as it will give it an important foothold in Europe at a time it is facing scrutiny over its operations in the US,Asia Insight has reported.
The president of Chile yesterday announced a $5bn railway investment plan, the largest in the country’s history,Global Construction Review has reported. President Sebastián Piñera said the “Chile on Rails” programme would include 25 projects to modernise and expand the network. The aim is to add 1,000km of track, triple the […]
Railways is considered to be highly efficient mode of transport. As per National Transport Development Policy Committee (NTDPC) Report of 2010, Railway consumes 75 to 90 % less energy for freight and 5 to 21 per cent less energy for passenger traffic compared to road based transport. i.e Rail is […]
Press Release-The press has recently been reporting about the purchase of the locomotives business of a German manufacturer by the Chinese State-owned train-builder CRRC, thereby confirming China’s strategy to enter and conquer the European rail market. In this context, UNIFE deems as essential to reiterate its call for a real […]
Rehabilitation work on the narrow gauge line from Kojokrom-Tarkwa Rehabilitation of 56 kilometres, of the existing narrow gauge line from Kojokrom to Tarkwa through Nsuta would soon be completed to resume passenger rail services from Tarkwa to Takoradi for the first time since 2007. The Minister of Railway Development, Joe Ghartey who […]