In a push towards cost-effectiveness and sustainability, the minister of transportation, Said Alkali, has called for an immediate technical assessment of transitioning Nigeria’s railway system to LNG-CNG fuel, citing its cost-effectiveness and domestic availability. The move aligns with the Nigerian Railway Corporation’s pursuit of sustainable energy sources, aiming to reduce […]

China aims to accelerate research and development of key core technologies and application-oriented technological innovations this year, with a focus on developing a faster bullet train capable of traveling at 450 kilometers per hour and intelligent high-speed rail technologies, said Liu Zhenfang, the president of China State Railway Group, which […]

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 […]