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Nigeria asks Chinese contractor handling Lagos-Ibadan railway project to work day, night

Nigeria's Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has advised the contractor handling the 150-kilometre Lagos-Ibadan railway project, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, to work day and night to avoid extending its delivery date beyond December this year. The minister stated this on Monday after the monthly meeting of the Project Steering

Confederation of Zimbabwe Industry Welcomes National Railways Revival

The revival of National Railways of Zimbabwe comes as one of the key economic deliverables that will set many companies on a recovery trajectory as it has potential to significantly lower heavy industries' transport costs, Confederation of Zimbabwe Industry (CZI) Bulawayo chapter president Joseph Gunda has said. President Mnangagwa commissioned a

Lagos-Ibadan rail’ll commence operations in January 2019 –FG

Ibadan, Wednesday February 15, 2018 - The Federal Government of Nigeria on Wednesday announced that despite the challenges facing the construction of the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, the facility would be put to use by January 2019, according to the Punch report. The government said it had adopted carefully considered measures to holistically tackle the

Tanzania Railway Probably Africa’s Best

RELI Assets Holding Company (RAHCO) is confident that Tanzania's Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) which is currently under construction, is expected to be the best railway in Africa upon completion. The first phase of construction of 300 kilometres from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro is currently being undertaken by the Turkish company

Eurostar launches London-Amsterdam route

London Tour from Paris by Eurostar - A day in London from Paris- Paris sightseeing Tours London (BBC) - Channel Tunnel train operator Eurostar is launching direct services between London and Amsterdam. Trains will run twice daily from 4 April, with the journey from St Pancras to Amsterdam taking three hours and

Nigeria to Niger Republic rail line to cover 248km

Maradi is the third largest city in the Niger Republic with a predominant Hausa/Fulani population. It is about an hour’s drive through a bumpy road from Jibia, the border town near Buhari’s hometown, Daura, in Katsina State. The proposed rail line from Kano in Nigeria to Maradi in the Niger Republic is