The International Union of Railways (UIC) and the National Society of Railways of Morocco (ONCF) during the InnoTrans 2022 exhibition announced the 11th World Congress on High-Speed Rail (WCHSR), which will be held from 7 to 10 March 2023 in the city of Moroccan. Marrakech (Morocco). About 1,500 experts are […]
Fidet Okhiria, the Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), has disclosed that six months after the Kaduna-Abuja train attack, four workers of the corporation are still in captivity. According to him, the affected staff are the loco driver, the train lightning technician and two others. He also explained that others […]
The Tanzania Railway Corporation – TRC has launched practical training for TRC executives to be provided by fifteen (15) experts from the Korean Railway Corporation – KORAIL, in the meeting hall at the TRC headquarters in Dar es Salaam on September 28, 2022. The Director General of the Tanzania Railways, […]
Shadow Transport Secretary Louise Haigh told delegates at the party’s annual gathering in Liverpool that power needed to be ‘in the hands of the public’ Labour would bring the railways back into public ownership if it wins the next election, the Shadow Transport Secretary has said. Louise Haigh told delegates […]
By Liz Bridgwater, Sujata Rajpurohit, Kevin Kennedy and Matt Herbert The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, offers U.S. states and cities the chance to invest in transportation systems that modernize infrastructure, expand access and mobility for all people in a community, improve public health and safety, and boost […]
Priority to reboot the Light Railway Transit Project President Ranil Wickremesinghe is to discuss the revival of the Light Railway Transit project and 12 other Japanese-funded projects shelved or abandoned by the Gotabaya Rajapaksa Government. He will do so during his forthcoming visit to Japan to take part in the […]
Since March 2022, companies from the two countries have entered the Heads of Agreement to jointly operate the light rail transport system across borders.
Over the coming years, digitalisation and automation will transform the rail sector, affecting its workforce. The only way for such a transition to be successful is by involving workers and their unions from the beginning, every step of the way. The ETF and CER EU social partner report: Employability in the […]
BERLIN, Germany – Progress Rail, a Caterpillar Company, is supplying up to four EMD® Joule battery electric locomotives to BNSF Railway (BNSF). Supported in part by grant funding, the locomotives would replace BNSF diesel units operating in Southern California, with charging systems for continuous operation. “Progress Rail is excited to provide […]
A new agreement will see railway expertise from academia, government and industry driving forward rail innovation at a world class rail testing centre in Wales.