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In December 2021, DP World and the Democratic Republic of the Congo signed the final agreement to develop Banana Port. The conclusion of the Collaboration Agreement follows the signing of a term sheet earlier in 2021, between DP World and the DRC Government, which summarized the agreed amendments to the initial contract signed in 2… read more
Yapı Merkezi has signed on to undertake a $1.9-billion project in Tanzania.
Having successfully developed an impressive array of world-class projects, Yapı Merkezi has recently signed another contract to construct the third phase of Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam–Mwanza Railway, which will be the fastest railway line ever to be built in E… read more
Since the declaration of the state of disaster and the restriction on travel, PRASA had to cease all commuter rail operations. Considering that PRASA operates an open network that is not adequately fenced in, the lines were exposed and became victims of wholesale theft and vandalism.
Despite the easing of the travel restrictions, the … read more
The Honourable Minister of State for Works and Housing, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo has commended the President and the Federal Executive Council (FEC) for the approval of the construction of a narrow gauge rail track from Minna to Baro with an extension to the Baro River Port in Niger State.
In a statement to Daily Independent by Boade Akino… read more
Conakry Terminal, a subsidiary of Bolloré Ports and operator of the container terminal of the Autonomous Port of Conakry, has been granted the Green Terminal label following the audit conducted on 12 November 2021 by Bureau Veritas. This label rewards the efforts made by the company to reduce the impact of its activities on the env… read more
The Goodwood community came to the aid of Metrorail Security and successfully apprehended a cable theft suspect. At 10:41 am on 6 January, PRASA Security Personnel driving along the N1 from Belville to Cape Town opposite Monte Vista, noticed a suspect pulling electrical cables next to an informal settlement.
The Security team… read more
Metrorail Western Cape is pleased to announce the resumption of services between Fish Hoek and Simon’s Town Stations on Wednesday, 5 January 2022.
The resumption of the service means all stations beyond Retreat Station are now fully operational from Cape Town all the way to Simon’s Town as the end Station, a total of 29 stations.… read more
The Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the vigour by which the Federal Government is pushing to connect the country through its radical ongoing rail projects should not be misconstrued as a ploy to sway Nigerians ahead of the 2023 general elections.
The Minister stated this when he… read more
A new $1.3 billion commuter railway in Senegal meant to ease traffic
gridlock and modernise a crumbling public transport system made its
inaugural journey from the capital Dakar on Monday. The Regional Express will connect Dakar with Diamniadio, an
industrial city being built on a dusty plain about 40 kilometres (25
… read more
In 2019, Madarail, the private operator of the Northern rail section in Madagascar, began searching for new diesel-electric locomotives and passenger coaches to supplement their much older stock, as part of their fleet renewal programme.
As agents for Ferrovias Del Bajio S.A. de C.V, African Railway Systems, a South African based company, … read more