At least 17 labourers working on a railway bridge being built across a ravine in India’s eastern Mizoram state were killed when it collapsed on Wednesday, officials said, with others reported missing. Video footage posted by Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga showed a metal frame that had toppled off towering columns […]

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has arrested 13 suspected railway vandals with large quantities of long rails and sleepers worth 800 million naira. According to the statement signed by the Corps spokesman, Babawale Afolabi, the suspects were arrested by the Commandant General’s Special Intelligence Squad. The suspects were […]

Transmashholding, TMH, Russia’s leading manufacturer of railway rolling stock, says Africa is in dire need of modern railway infrastructure to propel the continent to rapid development. The Chief Executive Officer of TMH, Mr Kiril Lipa, told newsmen in Moscow Russia, that absence of railway infrastructure in some major cities in […]

A direct train service from Rome to Pompeii in under two hours; thanks to an agreement between the Italian Ministry of Culture and the Italian State Railways, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, on Sundays tourists and visitors can now reach the archaeological site quickly and comfortably. The new service was officially […]

••• Sheikh Hamdan amends Dubai railway planning rules Dubai has made major changes to railway planning in the emirate. A new Executive Council Resolution identifies the responsibilities of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai in planning and implementing the public railway network in Dubai.  Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed […]

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has impounded two trucks conveying no fewer than 500 stolen railway sleepers and arrested 12 suspected vandals. The Director, Public Relations, NSCDC, Olusola Odumosu, said the security agency also clamped down stormed two illegal warehouses, and recovered vandalised railway sleepers. Odumosu, in a […]

The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said it cleared trail tracks on the Agege area of the metropolis, as part of its ongoing exercise to restore sanity along the railway corridors of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the task force’s Director, Press and Public Affairs, […]