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AA Travenews Launch of green deal for Africa Railways at UNFCCC Africa Climate Week

UIC Africa launched its new sustainability pledge for the African region as part of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) Africa Climate week. The pledge unites UIC Africa members under a common commitment: carbon neutrality of the African railway and to grow market share to 25% by 2050. The pledge sets… read more

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AA Travenews Upcoming Rail Safety conference is a watershed moment for the Rail Industry

South Africa’s Railway Safety Regulator has announced that the 2021 Annual Rail Safety Conference will take place from 29 September to 1 October 2021, online.

Hosted under the theme “Embracing the new normal through innovative and sustainable rail safety solutions”, this year’s conference will be held virtually, at no cost to delegates. It… read more

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Uganda Uganda welcomes new State Ministers for Works and Transport

On the 24 June, Minister of Works and Transport Hon. Katumba Wamala officiated at the handover ceremony to the new Minister's of State. Hon Peter Lokeris, Minister of State for Works and Hon. Joy Kabatsi, Minister of State for Transport handed over office to Hon. Musa Ecweru and Hon. Fred Byamukama respectively.

Hon. Katumba expressed grea… read more

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Rail SouthAfrica Transnet ​Transnet back on track following Cyber attack

Public Enterprises Minister, Pravin Gordhan, has commended Transnet employees for their hard work in restoring full operations at the ports following an IT security breach last Thursday, 22 July.

Transnet has managed to fully restore operations at the Ports which enables the country supply chain and logistics system to resume normal… read more

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Rail Zimbabwe National Rail National Railways of Zimbabwe on a regional railway infrastructure drive

The National Railways of Zimbabwe has embarked on a regional offensive to unlock the economic potential of southern and eastern countries through full exploitation of the north-south corridor. Enhancing transportation through improvements of the regions railway infrastructure.

The National Railways of Zimbabwe delegation visited the… read more

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Rail Tanzania Railways Tanzania Railways Corp orders electric trains

South Korean company Hyundai Rotem has announced a 335·4bn won contract to supply 80 electric multiple-units and 17 electric locomotives to Tanzania Railways Corp by 2024.

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Rail Namibia TransNamib TransNamib CEO takes over as SARA president

TransNamib Chief Executive Officer, Johny Smith on the 29th June 2021 during the first Southern African Railways Association (SARA) board meeting for 2021, accepted the nomination to lead the association as its President for the next twelve (12) months.

Johny takes over from the current President, Thembi Moyo, managing director of Beitbrid… read more

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Rail Nigeria Railway Corporation NRC apologizes over Kaduna-Abuja train failure

The Management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Monday apologized to all passengers on board, KA2 train which left travellers stranded as a result of mechanical failure. NRC described the development as highly regrettable, explaining that the train which left Rigasa, Kaduna state on Monday morning failed at the Dutse se… read more

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