As part of the UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) Africa Climate week, UIC inaugurated its new carbon neutral, sustainability pledge for the African region and railways by 2050.
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The launch of Egypt's first ever high-speed rail system has moved one step closer, as Siemens Mobility signs a momentous contract worth $3 billion to cover the initial 660km of the 1,800km rail network planned.
Alstom has successfully installed and commissioned its SIL 4 signalling Electronic Interlocking System on the Quseia section of the Beni Suef-Assuyt railway line in Egypt.
Siemens will design, install, commission and maintain a high-speed rail network of 1000km, the first of its kind in Egypt.
Thales has begun work on signalling upgrades at seven stations as part of the Egyptian National Railways Signalling Modernisation project.
Huawei helps to implement a highly reliable, elastic and evolvable end-to-end communications network that improves safety and reliability.
The EIB agreement will see up to €1.5 million in grant finance support the redevelopment of 118km of line between Tanta and Damietta.
The agreement between the two parties means that the CBU-TAZARA Mpika Campus at the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority Training Centre in Zambia is now officially operational.
The town of Dunkwa-on-Offin has been earmarked by Ghana’s Ministry of Railway Development to become a major new railway hub.
The investment is hoped to help create a new trade corridor in Guinea which will result in at least a three per cent GDP boost.
Russian Railways has advanced technologies and techniques for effectively managing railway systems abroad and fulfilling related projects.
Morocco’s main economic regions will be connected with quicker journey times and improved passenger comfort thanks to the new high-speed rail line.
The manufacturing plant will be responsible for the creation of a fleet of 580 six-car X’Trapolis Mega commuter trains, to be built over the next 10 years for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).
ABB has been selected to supply substation equipment and engineering solutions for a 530km-long high-speed electric line between Dar es Salaam and Makutupora.
More than 40 people are involved at Alstom’s Reichshoffen site to carry out 6,000 serial tests and 50 validation tests, checking and guaranteeing the Coradia Polyvalent is functioning correctly...