Alstom joint venture company to supply 600 trains to South Africa

PRASAAlstom has announced that its joint venture company Gibela has signed a US$5.14bn deal with the Passenger Rail Authority of South Africa (PRASA) to supply the country with 600 passenger trains between 2015 and 2025

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Cargo train revival to boost trade in Uganda

The route was last in operation in 1993. (Image source: Rift Valley Railways)Cargo train operations from Mombasa in Kenya to the northern Ugandan districts of Lira and Gulu have resumed after a 20-year lull

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Rail project to connect Djibouti to Ethiopia and South Sudan

railroad  Wouter KielDjibouti has launched a US$600mn rail project that will link the country to Ethiopia and South Sudan

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Tenders floated for Mtwara-Mbamba Bay railway in Tanzania

The railway will be 438km long. (Image source: RAHCO)Tanzania's government has announced the tenders for the construction of the new Mtwara to Mbamba Bay railway

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Zambia seeks investors for the rail sector developments

2E0MCA Africa railwayThe Zambian government is looking for investors to provide funding to develop three greenfield railway lines that will attempt to improve the country's transportation services

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