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    For public transport to keep running, operators must find ways to outlast coronavirus

    Many operators have lost almost all their fare revenue. Even those who operate on contract terms that reduce the impact of falling patronage must bear the costs of disinfection and other precautions...

    By Yale Z Wong 30 Mar 2020

    Monorail presents a world of opportunities for South Africa

    Central to a modern industrial economy - and one which fosters increased international investment and trade - is a high-functioning transport network. And in South Africa, central to that is rail...

    By Aubrey Lekwane 13 Feb 2020

    Could sleeper trains replace international air travel?

    Since 2019, night train networks have seen a remarkable revival across Europe...

    23 Jan 2020

    Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

    New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

    African Ports & Rail Evolution Forum to spotlight collaboration benefits for economic growth

    Delegates are set to discover Africa's trade potential and the wealth of new investment and partnership opportunities arising from the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, as well as other open border initiatives...

    11 Sep 2019

    3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

    Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

    Kenyan president receives 2018 African Road Builders award

    Uhuru Kenyatta, president of Kenya, has been recognised with the 2018 African Road Builders (ARB) award...

    21 May 2018

    Consortium signs agreement with Nigeria for railway concession

    A General Electric (GE) led consortium has signed an interim phase agreement with the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) for the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession...

    3 May 2018

    Apapa port not conceived to receive trucks, fuel tankers

    The Apapa port was originally designed to receive imported goods and petroleum products and move them out by railway and pipelines, and not to receive articulated trucks and heavy-duty vehicles...

    By Ejiofor Alike 13 Dec 2017

    Nigeria needs $16bn to construct, modernise rail lines

    The Nigerian government needs about $16 billion to construct and modernise major rail lines, an official said...

    By Sani Tukur 9 Oct 2017

    Railway to distribute 1.8-million litres of petrol products nationwide

    The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has indicated readiness to deploy its 40 tank wagons for distribution of 1.8-million litres of petrol nationwide if contacted by marketers...

    By Kingsley Jeremiah 27 Sep 2017

    Future state of heavy haul rail network in Africa critical

    According to Brian Monakali, deputy chairman of the International Heavy Haul Association and chairman of the SA Heavy Haul Association, the future state and role of the heavy haul rail network in Africa is a critical discussion...

    14 Sep 2017

    Why China's audacious building plans could be a major strain on African economies

    It has been described by Chinese president Xi Jinping as the “project of the century”. And the One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative is certainly ambitious...

    By Ricardo Reboredo 7 Sep 2017

    Senate okays government's $1.8bn for railway projects

    The senate has approved the $1.8bn federal government 2016-2018 external borrowing (rolling) plan for Lagos-Kano railway modernisation project and reconstruction/rehabilitation of the North-East...

    By Henry Umoru 29 Jul 2017

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