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Lagos-Ibadan rail line: Amaechi gives CCECC Jan 2019 deadline to begin commercial opreations

Amaechi: Lagos-Ibadan train operations to begin Feb 2019

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has urged the contractor handling the Lagos-Ibadan railway project, Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC),...

Rail concession: NRC assures workforce of job security

NRC resumes Lagos-Kano train service Friday

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it would resume the Lagos-Kano Mass Transit Train Services (MTTS) on Friday. The Deputy Director, NRC Public Relations,...

Dutch train kills four children

Dutch train kills four children

Four children from a Dutch daycare centre were killed on Thursday when a train hit their electric cargo bike at a level crossing, police said on Thursday. A fifth child...

Train crushes 52 cows to death in Kaduna

Train crushes 52 cows to death in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command said no fewer than 52 cows were crushed to death by a train along Kasarami – Jere axis in Chikkun Local Government Area in Kaduna State...

13 children die after train hits school bus

13 children die after train hits school bus

At least 13 children were killed and five critically injured on Thursday after a train smashed into a small school bus in northern India, an official said. The students,...

13 children die after train hits school bus

13 children die after train hits school bus

At least 13 children were killed and five critically injured on Thursday after a train smashed into a small school bus in northern India, an official said. The...

Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Shippers' Council, Hassan Bello

NSC expects 20 train coaches at Kaduna depot 

By Omotilewa Quadri  The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) on Wednesday said it was awaiting the deployment of 20 coaches to enhance service delivery at the Kaduna Inland...

India suspends 7 rail workers over train’s failed brakes

India suspends seven workers over train’s failed brakes

India’s state-run railway has suspended seven workers after brakes failed on a 22-coach train carrying hundreds of passengers, letting it run freely in reverse for...

14 dead, scores injured as South African train bursts into flames 

14 dead, scores injured as South African train bursts into flames 

By Jite Eriabie  At least 14 people are dead and dozens injured after a passenger train crashed into a lorry and burst into flames in South Africa’s Free State...

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Dutch tourist dies after falling off train

A Dutch tourist died Tuesday after sustaining head injuries while jumping off a moving train in India’s western state of Rajasthan. Police said that the victim has...

Amtrak Train

Amtrak safety record under scrutiny even before deadly derailment

The fatal derailment of an Amtrak train south of Seattle on Monday is likely to intensify scrutiny of the national passenger railroad company’s safety record, which...

30 dead as train derails, catches fire in Congo

30 dead as train derails, catches fire in Congo

About 30 people were killed and more than two dozen injured when a train derailed then caught fire in Democratic Republic of Congo, a provincial governor said on Monday....