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TransNamib of Namibia has embarked on the rehabilitation and maintenance of the railway line as part of plans to improve the company’s ability to operate and move freight safely.
Abigail Raubenheimer, Corporate Communications Manager at TransNamib says the Namibian government as the owner of the railway infrastructure has rea… read more
The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has announced the suspension of cross-border passenger services between Zambia and … read more
Millions of people will gain access to climate-friendly rail, says Niko Warbanoff, CEO of the DB E.C.O. Group Profits generated will be invested in German rail
The Egyptian government has awarded the contract to operate the country's first high-speed rail network to Deutsche Bahn and the Egyptian company Elsewedy Electric (EE). The three p… read more
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 visited the SGR Station building in Dar es Salaam, in November.
Prof. Makame Mbarawa has said that the purpose of the DRC Minist… read more
Transnet Freight Rail CEO, Sizakele Mzimela, says most rail corridors used by the company are now back to normal operations. This after industrial action brought operations to a near halt, with unions and Transnet in deadlocked wage negotiations for at least 12 days.
“Most corridors have now returned to normal operations and the vol… read more
Malawi is looking to develop a railway line and associated services from the Central region to the Northern region. The transaction is set to be delivered as a PPP, to optimise the efficient delivery of railway services by leveraging the private sector. A tender has been issued and closes at 2:00 pm local time (Malawi) on 15th November 20… read more
The President of the Republic, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, has issued Executive Order #112 establishing the National Railway Authority (NRA) with the responsibility to, amongst other things, manage railway and associated infrastructures owned by the Government of Liberia.
The Order which was issued Monday, October 17, 2022, … read more
Transport and Logistics Minister Frank Tayali says Zambia is accelerating efforts to ensure that the railway sector improves its efficiency and contributes to the movement of heavy and bulk cargo in the region, thereby preserving the road infrastructure.
Mr Tayali has further noted that collaboration with the private sector is key t… read more
The arrival of open access freight operations on the state-owned TAZARA Railway will not only boost traffic on the railway but also generate funds for much-needed maintenance, say private operators.
Trains have recently started running the full length of the 1,860km line following the reopening of the Chambeshi River bridge i… read more
Provision of a sovereign loan of up to EUR 40 million to the Arab Republic of Egypt, to be on-lent to Egyptian National Railways ("ENR"). The loan will be used to partially finance the supply and installation of the railway tracks, and signalling and telecommunication systems of Robeiky - 10th of Ramadan - Belbeis Railway Line ("the Project"). I… read more