Transnet investment target risky and doubtful - Zim auditor general

2019-07-02 20:30

The National Railways' of Zimbabwe has been operating without a finance director and internal auditor, while its wagons and other infrastructure are not insured.

Nigeria seeks to diversify from oil with $41bn of rail

2017-08-16 12:28

Nigeria has started a $41bn railway expansion to reduce dependence on oil and diversify its struggling economy by improving transport links.

Judgment a victory for train assault victims

2015-11-27 14:33

A new Constitutional Court judgment could have far-reaching consequences for rail commuters who are assaulted on trains operated by Prasa.

How not to privatise

2015-06-18 07:53

Privatisation must serve the interests of the people, not just a small elite, says Leopold Scholtz.

China on track to develop Indian railways

2014-09-14 17:00

China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week.

Vandalism costs Metrorail R167m

2014-04-02 18:25

Metrorail says it will no longer tolerate vandalism on trains and will take action against any commuter found hanging on to carriages.


Mnangagwa to finalise Zim Transnet deal

2017-11-27 10:28

Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa is expected to finalise Transnet's deal to recapitalise and provide technical support to the struggling National Railways of Zimbabwe.

First 'Silk Road' train leaves for China

2017-04-11 06:10

The first-ever freight train from Britain to China, laden with whisky, soft drinks and baby products, has started its mammoth journey along a modern-day "Silk Road" trade route.

Prasa acts on public protector report - as it happened

2015-09-03 09:31

Prasa board chairperson Popo Molefe says the board is impelled to take the "necessary measures" about the irregularities in the public protector's report 'Derailed'.

China to pitch high-speed trains to California

2014-10-21 09:00

State-backed China CNR Corporation is making a pitch to sell its high-speed trains to California, signalling China's growing export ambitions.

Protests in India over steep rail fare hike

2014-06-22 10:38

Angry demonstrators have again blocked railway tracks and burned effigies to protest a steep hike in train fares.

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