High-speed rail is omnipresent in Asia, Europe and elsewhere. Can the private sector save it from its halting start in the U.S.?
The African Development Bank reports that new estimates suggest Africa’s infrastructure needs amount to $130–170 billion a year, with a financing gap in the range of $68–$108 billion. It adds that those figures are far higher than previous estimates of $93 billion in annual needs and annual financing gaps of $31 billion published by Agence […]
The British government has tendered a 25 million pounds (27 million euros) contract to move urgent medical supplies around the UK by train in the aftermath of Brexit,RailFreight has reported.This ‘medical train’ should transport small medical supply consignments into the UK within 24 hours if the UK leaves the EU […]
Meyer wants to be a company board member and help charities and start-ups when he leaves Swiss Federal Railways. The embattled head of Swiss Federal Railways, Andreas Meyer, has stated he will step down from his position by the end of next year. The state-owned railway company has been embroiled in […]
After more than two years, the coast is getting clearer for the implementation of the electronic ticketing solutions for the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Nigerian Daily Trust has reported The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) last week issued a “Certificate of no Objection” on the project. The report noted that […]