April 21, 2017
Morocco’s national rail operator Office National des Chemins de Fer du Maroc (ONCF) has announced that construction work on Tangier-Casablanca high-speed rail (HSR) line is 86 per cent complete and the line is expected to open in 2018.
April 6, 2017
Russia-based RZD International has secured a EUR1.2-billion contract from the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways for the electrification of the 495-km long Garmsar-Incheh Borun stretch of the Tehran-Mashhad railway line.
April 3, 2017
City of Tshwane, the metropolitan municipality in South Africa, has announced plans to upgrade the bus fare collection system to an automated fare collection (AFC) system called ‘Connector’ by May 2017.
March 30, 2017
France-based Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) has announced plans to allocate USD107.87 million for the upgradation of Alexandria Tram system (also known as the Al Raml Tram) in Egypt.
March 24, 2017
Lebanon-based Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) has secured a USD700-million contract from Qatar Rail Company (Qatar Rail) for the completion of construction work of Msheireb and Education city stations of Doha Metro.
March 23, 2017
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Nigeria has awarded a three-year, USD1.79-billion management contract to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the light-rail transit (LRT) system Phase II in Abuja.