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Crews and passengers on G182 high-speed train from Qingdao to Beijing celebrate the Spring Festival on the last day of lunar new year, Feb. 15, 2018. (CFP photo by Wang Haibin)

Chinese New Year Travel Rush Made Easier With Trains

Railway remains the most popular transportation in China by handling over 380 million passengers during the 2018 Chunyun, a 40-day Chinese New Year travel...
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Kenya runs promotional tariff for SGR freight services

Kenya on Monday announced a three-month promotional tariff for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) freight services. James Macharia, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, approved the request...

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe on state visit to Ghana

Denmark's Queen Margrethe arrived in Accra on Wednesday to begin a five-day tour of the country. Queen Margrethe was met at the Kotoka International Airport...
Port workers inspect one of the three locomotives as they were being off-loaded from the BBC Oder at the Port of Mombasa. The locomotives are expected to help Rift Valley Railways boost efficiency. Photo: Gideon Maundu/Standard

Ghana Gov’t Committed To Transforming Railway Sector

The Ministry of Railways development is in the process of awarding a contract for the redevelopment of Railways workshops in the country to enhance...

Joe Ghartey Promises to Make Railways a Vibrant Sector – Minister

The Minister for Railway Development, Joe Ghartey has said that his ministry, in collaboration with stakeholders in the country will help make the railway...

Trucks Cartel Will Be Crippled With The Creation of Railways Ministry

The Ghana Railway Workers Union has expressed its readiness to work with the Nana Akufo-Addo administration to implement the vision of the government for...

Franklin Cudjoe Criticizes Prez. Addo’s Creation of Railways Ministry

President of policy think tank IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe, believes government’s realignment of some ministries which has led to the introduction of a Ministry for...
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Entrepreneur appeals for a vigorous infrastructural development investment

She said public-private investment in the power sector, railways and ports, would create job opportunities and enhance socio-economic development. In an interview with the Ghana...

Tanzania-Zambia Railways Authority to introduce hardship allowances for staff based in remote stations

The move comes following an inspection tour of the railway stations by the Managing Director Engineer Bruno Ching'andu who was surprised to learn that...
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Government calls for more investments in power sector

He said private investment in such areas would go a long way to enhance the socio-economic development of the country. ...

Local Exporters to be introduced to Rift Valley Railways

Qalaa Holdings Managing Director Managing Director Transportation Karim Sadek Qalaa Holdings aims to increase the volume of Egyptian exports to Africa with the overarching...

Nigerian government seeks legislative support to increase foreign investment

The Nigerian government will greatly improve the nation's foreign direct investment if the National Assembly passed its eight reform bills, the Bureau of Public...

Police Raids Tarkwa Railways And Arrests Suspected Criminals And Prostitutes

The Police in Tarkwa have arrested 35 suspected criminals and prostitutes at the Tarkwa Railways station. The suspects, 22 males and 11 females, were arrested...

Government to revamp railways, harbours – Mahama

Mankessim, Nov. 30, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Friday gave the assurance that government would spend a chunk of the Chinese Development...

President Mahama says government will revamp Ghana Railways Company

President John Dramani Mahama on Friday announced that government would revamp the country?s rail transport to reduce the burden on road  transport which has...

China offers Nigeria N170b loans for railways, airports

The money will be used to build airport terminals in Abuja, Enugu, Kano, and Port Harcourt; as well as a light rail for the...

Takoradi port, railways to get part of $3b CDB loan ? President Mahama

President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday renewed government?s assurance to use part of the Chinese Development Bank loan to rehabilitate the Takoradi Port and...

Railways seek partnership with states

A Lagos-based railways boss wants the state governments to do more The Lagos Railway District Manager (RDM), Mr Paul Ndibe, has called on state governments to...

PRIVATIZE ROADS AND RAILWAYS IN GHANA!

If Ghana were to maintain its momentum concerning industrialization and to lead ahead as the gateway to the continent of Africa, then it should...

Indian Railways Station Codes Goa, Egmore, Bhubaneswar

Goa is one in all the major popular holiday locations of Native Indian Area. it's several destinations for vacationers as charming beaches chapels, old...

Chinese CCCC to invest in Ghana’s roads, railways, harbours

The China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) has expressed interest in investing in Ghana’s roads, railways and harbours expansion projects. The President of CCCC, Mr...