The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Transportation, has directed that the Abuja-Kaduna Train Service should resume on May 23. The spokesman for the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Yakub Mahmood, made this known in a statement issued in Lagos on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a Kaduna-bound […]

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr Fidet Okhiria, said that Nigerians intending to travel by rail should get their National Identity Number ready as it would be a requirement from May 2022. The commission disclosed in Abuja on Thursday that the NIN would be needed to enhance […]

Deutsche Bahn and Siemens Mobility have just presented the new Mireo Plus H, consisting of a hydrogen-powered train and a mobile hydrogen storage trailer for fast refueling. The train and its new infrastructure, which are part of the German H2goesRail project, aim to replace diesel trains in commuter and regional […]

University of Birmingham and University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) have announced that experts from each university will work together to advance the development of railway engineering and transport in Jamaica. A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been agreed between the universities which will create opportunities for researchers to work […]

Free from the rigors of the daily commute, traveling by train is by far the most civilized way to get around and really get to know a new country.We all have our favorite journeys, whether it’s conquering the Alps on a cogwheel railway or streaking across the rooftops of Tokyo […]

The country’s ongoing railway modernisation project has the potential to catalyse the economy and requires the federal government to fast-track its completion with safety guarantees, James Emejo writes There is no doubt that the railway system remains the fulcrum of economic development and prosperity of any economy. Its ability to […]

No fewer than 700 firms have submitted documents as the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) opens bid for the 2022 capital projects, with an estimated N12b budget. The Director of Procurement, (NRC), Ben Iloanusi, who disclosed this in Lagos said that the corporation had not began evaluation, authentication and validation, as […]