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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

    Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

    A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 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

    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

    A mega project rises to link East Africa

    A mega-project in East Africa, comprising roads, railways, port and pipelines, will link Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and South Sudan...

    16 Sep 2016

    Africa tracks: construction of key Djibouti-Ethiopia rail line to finish

    DJIBOUTI - The leaders of Djibouti and Ethiopia will oversee the completion of a railway linking their two capitals on Thursday...

    10 Jun 2015

    Transnet wants to 'industrialise railways'

    Small- and medium-sized engineering companies must create niche markets for themselves to supply Transnet with parts for the locomotives that the freight logistics company envisages building within the next two to three decades.

    By Amanda Visser 9 Jun 2014

    Grindrod moots 'much cheaper' trains

    Grindrod's diesel-electric locomotive‚ which the company said was the cheapest in the world‚ could pit the logistics group as a competitor against state rail utility Transnet and global rolling stock manufacturers such as General Electric and Electro-Motive Diesel.

    By Razina Munshi 28 Mar 2014



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