……European signalling standard for German High-speed trains  Alstom has obtained an order by Deutsche Bahn AG (DB) to retrofit 19 additional ICE1 high-speed trains with the newest ETCS[1] signalling standard. The retrofitting work, worth more than €10 million, is scheduled to be completed by September 2021. The project is a follow-up […]

At a time South African rail service agency ,PRASA,is getting direct reformist attention,there seems to be an attempt to throw spanner in the work. Transport Minister,Fikile Mbalula had this week uncovered many criminal conducts of elements stealing PRASA materials and sabotaging rail operations in the country. The progressive reform may […]

African Union development agency,NEPAD has issued updates on the planned Africa Integrated High Speed Railway Network Project. In a report issued at the AU Heads of States summit focusing on the implementation of Agenda 2063 (Africa We Want),the agency detailed the prospects and challenges facing the project. Excerpts from the […]

The British prime minister today confirmed the High Speed 2 railway project will go ahead, despite spiraling costs and opposition from part of the ruling Conservative Party,Politico has extensively reported. Branded Europe’s biggest infrastructure project, the Y-shaped HS2 rail line will first link London with Birmingham in the north of […]

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