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APM Terminals boost rail connectivity of its facilities

APM Terminals boost rail connectivity of its facilities

The recent introduction of new rail connections between a number of deep-sea terminals and the hinterland is making the transfer of goods faster and more secure, while...

South Africa shuts rail export line over train derailment

South Africa shuts rail export line over train derailment

South Africa’s Transnet said on Thursday that a 200-wagon coal train derailed, shutting down the rail line that links mines to the Richards Bay export terminal....

China okays $43.3bn urban rail projects

China okays $43.3bn urban rail projects

China’s state planner on Wednesday said it had approved new urban railway projects worth ¥298.35 billion ($43.28 billion) in Shanghai. The projects include six subway...

Fake travel agent docked for N265,000 visa fraud

Police arraign man for damaging Ijora bridge hand rail

A 25-year-old man, identified as Abdullahi Auwanu, was on Tuesday arraigned before an Apapa Magistrates’ Court for allegedly damaging the Ijora bridge hand rail,...

Malaysia scraps high-speed rail link project with Singapore

General Electric backs out of $2bn rail concession deal

General Electric has pulled out of a long-term concession deal with the Federal Government to maintain and operate narrow-gauge rail lines in Nigeria, a procurement...

APM Terminals Rotterdam launches rail connection with Venlo

APM Terminals Rotterdam launches rail connection with Venlo

APM Terminals Maasvlakte II has set up a new rail shuttle to the Cabooter Terminal in Venlo. Under the new schedule, a total of three trains will be loading and...

Buhari directs linking of seaports to rail 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday hinted that his administration is committed to rebuilding infrastructure that supports multimodal means of transportation from the...

Buhari directs linking of seaports to rail 

Buhari directs linking of seaports to rail 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday hinted that his administration is committed to rebuilding infrastructure that supports multimodal means of transportation from the...

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Need for rail link at Lekki port

The Lekki deep seaport has been hailed as a strategic addition to the nation’s network of ports; needless to add that many of them have remained underutilised. Studies...

NRC attributes poor haulage movement to insufficient locomotives

NRC makes case for rail movement of petroleum products 

By Omotilewa Quadri  In the wake of recent tanker accident which killed over 10 people and consumed 54 vehicles in Lagos last week, the Nigeria Railways Corporation...

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FG invests $9bn in rail, road, power in two years 

By Patience Danjuma  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday disclosed that the Federal Government has so far injected $9 billion into road, railway and power...

NRC attributes poor haulage movement to insufficient locomotives

2018 may no longer be the year of the rail

By LakinbofaGoodluck The popular catchphrase in the transportation sector for the most part of 2017 was essentially coined around the on-going rail projects across the...