As pandemic-related logistic and labor challenges persist globally, freight railroads remain resilient and are doing their part to keep the supply chain moving. In the first half of 2021, freight rail carried greater intermodal volume than in any year prior. The industry remains focused on maintaining network fluidity and keeping […]
Can high speed trains indeed kill airlines?
An event raising awareness about the transition to Net Zero in the Rail and Road Freight industries has just been announced for November 2021. Taking place during COP26 and finishing on Transport Day at the global conference, ‘Low Carbon Logistics’ is a three-day industry event to showcase the drive to […]
The Federal Government of Nigeria and China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the execution of the 11.12 billion-dollar Lagos-Calabar railway project. The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, signed the agreement on behalf of the government, while the President of CCECC, Cao […]
Gautrain’s fastest train(CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa’s transport sector must embrace digitalisation, in the wake of projections of rapid population growth and increased urbanisation impacting on infrastructure. Freight and passenger transport demand are forecast to rise. Tshepo Kgobe, the Gautrain Management Agency (GMA) Chief Operations Officer, said the transport sector must heed […]