At least 1,000 indigenous companies have submitted applications for various railway contracts in the 2018 fiscal year, the Nigerian Railway Corporation has said. The contractors prospecting for different railway projects were unveiled during a pre-qualification/bid opening session held at the NRC head office in Lagos. The Director of Procurement, NRC, […]

The government of Nigeria is pushing ahead with a binding deal over the construction of the new coastal railway connecting Lagos in the south-west of the country to Calabar in the south-east. Agreements over developing the country’s proposed new railways have been signed on several occasions over the past few […]

Africa’s Railway Renaissance Needs Public Private Partnerships Johannesburg — Experts from Africa’s rail sector gathered this week in Johannesburg to discuss rail transport and how it can be developed to support the grand design for growth on the continent. Addressing the gathering, Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission […]

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