“This paper draws on lessons from the railways of the nineteenth century to help us answer questions about the prospects of the African railway renaissance today.”…..
14 hydrogen locomotives will completely replace the diesel ones on the regional Bremervörde line, near Hamburg
Bangladesh and India have signed two contracts for the construction of a new broad-gauge line between Khulna-Darsana and conversion of metre gauge line into a dual-gauge line between Parbatipur and Kaunia. “Milestone in India-Bangladesh development cooperation! Consultancy Contracts for Khulna-Darsana and Parbatipur-Kaunia rail projects under India LOC signed today. These […]
The Ghana Railway Company Limited (GRCL) will serve as the rail operator, while the Thelo DB consortium will serve as the rail manager.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) said private sector investment in Africa’s infrastructure in 2020 was 19 billion dollars, the highest since 2016. Mr Solomon Quaynor, AfDB Vice President for the Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialisation said this at a webinar organised by the bank and the Japan International Cooperation Agency […]
Egypt has signed a $656 million deal with Hyundai Rotem to upgrade Cairo’s Metro and help localise the industry, the Egyptian Ministry of Transportation said on Wednesday. The South Korean company will manufacture and supply 320 cars and 40 trains for the city’s second and third metro lines in the agreement signed […]
““I traveled several times on the train bound for Lobito, Benguela, and I could see that the train was working well”- President João Lourenço of Angola
The Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration will make more than $16 billion available to improve rail by the end of this year alone.
ABU DHABI, (WAM) — Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE National Rail Network, has achieved a new milestone in the development of the National Rail Network, with the arrival of first batches of the company’s new and advanced rolling stock fleet. The locomotives and wagons, which reached […]
AP: lmost 2,000 workers at the U.K.’s biggest container port will launch an eight-day strike Sunday over a pay dispute, the latest industrial action to hit a growing number of sectors of the U.K. economy. Workers including crane drivers and machine operators will walk off their jobs at Felixstowe port […]