On 21 February 2024, the “Fibre Optics Sensing” seminar took place at UIC Headquarters in Paris. The event was organised to help railway organisations understand the basics of fibre optic technology and its potential applications within the railway sector for predictive maintenance and to enhance safety, as well as to […]

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has conducted a test run of the Lagos Red Line before its inauguration next week. The Red Line is expected to be inaugurated by President Bola Tinubu on February 29, 2024. Sanwo-Olu also inspected tracks, rail corridors, and comfort facilities like cooling systems, handrails, seats, […]

BY:GUY TAYLOR The government has today unveiled its draft bill for reforming Britain’s beleaguered railway network through a state-owned unifying body. The draft Rail Reform Bill, which will now enter pre-legislative scrutiny, will see the creation of the long-awaited Great British Railways (GBR). GBR, initially put forward by Boris Johnson […]

(Ecofin Agency) – In a bid to boost free trade under the implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), several models have been proposed to revamp the railway system. These proposals aim to address existing transportation hurdles and enhance intra-African trade efficiency. In Late December, South African trade […]