On Rail Freight Day in Vienna, ERFA President LindsayDurham highlighted key priorities for boosting rail freight transport in thecoming years.
Many government leaders across Africa are worried about how best to approach the financing of huge railway projects they have mapped out for their various countries. From oil, rich Nigeria to Zambia and others,meeting financial requirements of the railway sector is becoming a major headache. Kenya and Ethiopia are deep […]
Dragged into debt by its cargo subsidiary, and failing to exploit its commercial potential, Israel Railways is using accounting tricks to extort taxpayers’ money, Globe’s Israel business news has reported. Israel Railways published its financial reports on Friday, with a NIS 273 million loss for the third quarter, which it […]
Turkey and Azerbaijan will jointly produce freight cars for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway (BTK), the Turkish transportation and infrastructure minister said on Dec. 5. “Turkey and Azerbaijan will set up a plant in Azerbaijan to produce freight cars for BTK railway,” Mehmet Cahit Turhan told reporters after his meeting with Azerbaijan […]
Ghana’s dormant railway system is expected to see a major facelift as services on the Accra, Tema, Nsawam, Koforidua, Kumasi, Tarkwa and Takoradi are set to begin early next year. According to report by Ghana Web,the president, Nana Akufo Addo is thus appealing to communities living along the railway lines […]