TheDawn: Prime Minister Imran Khan will discuss Trans Afghan Railway project with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev during a virtual meeting on Wednesday, official sources told Dawn. The proposed 573-km-long railway line will be laid from Peshawar to Kabul and from Kabul to Uzbekistan via Mazar-i-Sharif. The agenda of the meeting […]
Meanwhile, President Deby has come calling (again?), asking big brother to extend the line to Ndjamena (for free of course!) Problem is the gauge. This line (Port Harcourt -Maiduguri) is narrow gauge (1067mm)(NGR). Chad has no existing network but is allegedly constructing standard gauge (1435mm)(SGR) lines to Sudan and Cameroon. […]
Samsung’s construction and trade arm has been awarded a $604m contract by Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) for work on the Hougang interchange and the Cross Island Line. Samsung C&T’s scope of work includes design and construction of the Hougang interchange station and tunnels, and addition and alteration works to […]
“Anyone who caused this painful accident through negligence or corruption, or anything similar, must receive a deterrent punishment without exception or delay,” he said in a tweet.
Presidents Sebastián Piñera and Alberto Fernández agreed in January to promote a Southern Trans-Andean Railway system. The government of Chile Tuesday unveiled 15 brand new railway units made in China, with which the South American country intends to revamp its train service both for passengers and cargo. The machinery was […]