Minister of Construction and Transport Tanzania Prof. Makame Mbarawa accompanied by the Minister of Infrastructure of the Democratic Republic of the Congo – DRC Alexis Gusaro along with other leaders from the DRC have visited the SGR Station building in Dar es Salaam, November 2022. Prof. Makame Mbarawa has said that the […]
Lisbon,Oct.10,2022(Lusa)–CP, Portugal’s incumbent rail operator, wants to launch, in 2023, a tender for the acquisition of 12 high-speed trains worth 336 million euros, according to the report accompanying the draft state budget for 2023. Thus, CP foresees “the launch, in 2023, of a tender for the acquisition of 12 high-speed […]
The measure, which covers regular journeys on local and medium-distance routes, was initially meant to only go until the end of this year The Spanish government announced the country’s budget for 2023 and in it, there’s a notable provision, which allows the extension of the free and discounted tickets for […]
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.
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 […]
Due to emerging trends, rail may have the strength to position itself as one of the preferred choices of transport of the future, helping to solve many longstanding challenges in passenger transport. This report examines passenger rail’s current status and the measures operators have taken to restore rail travel to […]
The 30-year concession, with the potential of a 20-year extension, has been awarded to a consortium comprising Trafigura Pte Ltd (“Trafigura”), a market leader in the global commodities industry, Mota-Engil Engenharia e Construcao Africa SA (“Mota-Engil”), an international construction and infrastructure management company and Vecturis SA, an independent rail operator.
The railway project is expected to connect from Tanzania through the central corridor Uvinza-Musongati-Gitega-Bujumbura-Uvira and Kindu will see Burundi’s direct access to the coastline.
An inventor who plans to convert the Isle of Man Steam Railway to run on green hydrogen has said the island can no longer ignore climate change. Dr John C Taylor OBE put in a planning application for a building in Ballawoods to be made into a green restaurant, but […]