The maiden SGR cargo train arrives in Nairobi

The maiden SGR cargo train arrives in N...

January 1, 2018: Kenya operated the first standard gauge railway(SGR) cargo train between Mombasa and Nairobi in the New Year. Acc ...

President Kenyatta inaugurates the upgraded Inland Container Depot in Embakasi

President Kenyatta inaugurates the upgra...

December 20, 2017: President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta dedicated the upgraded Inland Container Depot in Embakasi to the nation rece ...

$16 billion required to construct, modernise the railways in Nigeria: Transportation Minister

$16 billion required to construct, moder...

October 10, 2017: Infrastructure improvement in Africa has gained momentum in the recent past. Most of the countries are investing ...

Kenya Railways announces freight charges for Mombasa and Nairobi route

Kenya Railways announces freight charges...

September 25, 2017: Kenya has recently approved freight charges for the standard gauge railway. Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) w ...

Mozambique and Malawi governments sign agreement to expand Nacala Development Corridor

Mozambique and Malawi governments sign a...

September 23, 2017: The Mozambique and Malawi governments have decided to expand the Nacala Development Corridor under an agreemen ...

Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority and Bombardier sign MoU for investment cooperation

Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority and Bo...

September 20, 2017: Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) and leading global rail technology specialist, Bombardier has enter ...

Kenya Railways ends 25-year concession contract with Rift Valley Railways

Kenya Railways ends 25-year concession c...

August 26, 2017: The Kenya Railways Corporation has terminated the 25-year contract that it had signed with the Rift Valley Railwa ...

Senate okays Nigerian government's $1.8 billion for railway projects

Senate okays Nigerian government's ...

Jul 31, 2017: The Nigerian senate has approved the $1.8 billion federal government 2016-2018 external borrowing (rolling) plan for ...

Kenya Railways to commence freight operations on SGR from December 2017

Kenya Railways to commence freight opera...

July 27, 2017: Officially, Kenya Railways will start freight operations on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from December 2017.  ...

Ethiopia-Djibouti railway to start commercial operations in October

Ethiopia-Djibouti railway to start comme...

Jul 26, 2017: The Chinese built 756 km electrified rail project connecting landlocked Ethiopia to Djibouti will start commercial o ...

Kenya Railways postpones intercounty train operations on Madaraka Express

Kenya Railways postpones intercounty tra...

Jul 01, 2017: Kenya Railways (KR) has announced that operations of the inter-county train service on the Madaraka Express will not ...

GE to supply 100 locomotives to Egyptian National Railways

GE to supply 100 locomotives to Egyptian...

Jul 01, 2017: GE has recently signed a Letter of Intent with the ministry of transportation (MoT) and Egyptian National Railways ( ...

Alstom’s JV Gibela’s first trains for PRASA begin commercial service

Alstom’s JV Gibela’s first trains fo...

May 11, 2017: Alstom has recently announced that its South African joint venture (JV) partner Gibela has seen its first 13 X&rsquo ...

Bombardier to provide 33 TWINDEXX Vario double-deck coaches to ISR

Bombardier to provide 33 TWINDEXX Vario ...

May 11, 2017: Bombardier Transportation has signed a contract to provide 33 additional BOMBARDIER TWINDEXX Vario double- ...

Tanzania-Rwanda rail expansion to improve East African rail links

Tanzania-Rwanda rail expansion to improv...

10 May, 2017: The first phase of news standard gauge line in Kenya from Mombasa to Nairobi is approaching completion. This project ...

Transnet expanding to eight more African countries

Transnet expanding to eight more African...

May 06, 2017: Transnet, africa’s leading freight logistics chain is pursuing to expand its operations to eight more countrie ...

China is the single largest contributor of Africa's FDI, says report

China is the single largest contributor ...

May 05, 2017: China is investing in Africa heavily, which makes it the single largest contributor of foreign directive investment ...

South Africa to host Africa Rail 2017 in June

South Africa to host Africa Rail 2017 in...

Apr 27, 2017: Africa’s largest rail conference and exhibition, Africa Rail 2017, will be held from June 13 to 14, in South A ...

Bombardier will deliver TALENT 3 train to Vlexx for Germany operations

Bombardier will deliver TALENT 3 train t...

Apr 1, 2017: Bombardier Transportation and transport company vlexx GmbH have signed a contract to provide 21 three-car BOMBARDIER ...

GE emerges lone bidder for $2 bn Nigeria rail concession

GE emerges lone bidder for $2 bn Nigeria...

Mar 30, 2017: A consortium led by General Electric submitted the only bid for a Nigerian railway concession project worth around $ ...