Funding worth £3 million to help integrate train innovations to improve journeys has been offered to 10 projects New technologies will be brought to life through real demonstrators, many of which will be in passenger service, to showcase ‘tomorrow’s train today’ and to enable passengers to experience the innovations themselves […]

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 […]

The revival of railway connectivity is one of Africa’s top priorities, African Union (AU) Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, Abou-Zeid Amani, has affirmed. Addressing the media on the sidelines of the AU assembly of heads of state and government at its headquarters in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, Mr Amani added […]

%d bloggers like this: