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Rail Uganda Railways Vandals drive Uganda’s Transport Ministry to embrace concrete railway sleepers

The committee chaired by Hon. Joseph Ssewungu, is investigating the status of the implementation of government assurance on rail works in the country. The Ministry of Works and Transport has resorted to the use of concrete sleepers over steel ones in the restoration of the railway to curb vandalism.

Gen. Edward Katumba Wamala, the Minister… read more

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Ghana Ghana's First Electric Light Rail Transportation system

Kumasi is set to become the first city in Ghana to have an Electric Light Rail Transportation (Tram System) as part of the Ghana government's effort to ease traffic congestion in the capital city. Also known as the Tram System, it is one of the sophisticated systems of transport found mostly in Europe.

This type of tra… read more

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Mozambique World Bank supports urban transport in the Maputo Metropolitan area

The World Bank has approved a $250 million grant from the International Development Association (*IDA) to improve mobility and accessibility in the Maputo Metropolitan Area (MMA).

The funds will be utilized to build the first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system and associated facilities in the Maputo Metropolitan Are… read more

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Rail SouthAfrica Blue Train Blue Train about to resume ops

Transnet SOC Ltd (“Transnet”) has completed investigations into incidents which led to the suspension of the Blue Train service in the latter part of the 2021/22 financial year.

This paves the way for services to resume imminently.

In February this year, management took a decision to temporarily suspend Blue Train operations as a pre… read more

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Rail Zambia Railway ZRL Rehabilitation of Railway Line from Victoria Falls to Chingola

The project to rehabilitate approximately 1029 km of railway track, from the border with Zimbabwe in the south (Livingstone) to the border with DCR (Dem. Rep. of Congo) (Chingola) in the north, is being implemented in two phases. The project involves the rehabilitation of the track superstructure, as well as, the installations of t… read more

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Rail Namibia TransNamib TransNamib Industrial Action

Following the commencement of industrial action in the form of a strike by the bargaining unit of TransNamib, led by NATAU, the company would like to stress that as a responsible corporate citizen, TransNamib respects the rights of workers to strike, and no form of intimidation has taken place against striking and nonstriking workers.

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