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by John Ashworth
08 Jun 2021, 14:18
Forum: Rest of Africa - Other Railway Topics
Topic: Kenya to spend $US 297.2m on rail network in 2021-22
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Kenya to spend $US 297.2m on rail network in 2021-22

Kenya to spend $US 297.2m on rail network in 2021-22 KENYA plans to spend Shillings 32bn ($US 297.2m) through the National Treasury’s 2021-22 budget to upgrade its railway network next year, as the country looks to attract more passengers and freight to rail. Shillings 27.2bn has been allocated to ...
by John Ashworth
06 Jun 2021, 15:04
Forum: Asia and Middle East - Other Railway Topics
Topic: Philippines: Commuter corridor leads rail revival
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Philippines: Commuter corridor leads rail revival

Philippines: Commuter corridor leads rail revival Civil works are getting underway on the Malolos – Clark section of Manila’s North-South Commuter Railway, a flagship scheme for the government’s Build, Build, Build initiative that is expected to herald a wider programme of rail investment across th...
by John Ashworth
06 Jun 2021, 15:03
Forum: North/Central/South America - Other Railway Topics
Topic: What Went Wrong With California's High-Speed Railway (video)
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What Went Wrong With California's High-Speed Railway (video)

What Went Wrong With California's High-Speed Railway
It promised to transform how Californians travel but is now seen as a “bullet train to nowhere.” This is why America's west coast megaproject has been far from high-speed...
by John Ashworth
05 Jun 2021, 06:39
Forum: Europe - Other Railway Topics
Topic: Inquest verdict into death of woman who leant out of train window
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Inquest verdict into death of woman who leant out of train window

Narrative verdict in inquest into death of woman who leant out of train window A woman was killed by an overhanging tree branch when she stuck her head out of a window of a moving train, an inquest jury has concluded. Bethan Roper, 28, received fatal head injuries in the incident on a Great Western...
by John Ashworth
04 Jun 2021, 13:37
Forum: Rest of Africa - Other Railway Topics
Topic: More Trains Arrive In Egypt, Local Content Continues To Be A Focus
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More Trains Arrive In Egypt, Local Content Continues To Be A Focus

More Trains Arrive In Egypt, Local Content Continues To Be A Focus the Egyptian Minister of Transport has announced the arrival of the ninth air-conditioned train of the metro to the port of Alexandria, as part of the contract concluded with the South Korean Hyundai Rotem Company for the manufactur...
by John Ashworth
04 Jun 2021, 13:34
Forum: Rest of Africa - Other Railway Topics
Topic: Reconstruction of Railway between Mozambique and Malawi
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Reconstruction of Railway between Mozambique and Malawi

Reconstruction Of Railway Between Mozambique And Malawi On 29 May, the President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Nyusi, lay the first stone for the reconstruction of the Dona Ana/Vila Nova da Fronteira railway line, known as the Tete railway, linking Mozambique and Malawi. The rehabilitation ...
by John Ashworth
04 Jun 2021, 06:20
Forum: Asia and Middle East - Other Railway Topics
Topic: China: Nine dead after train crashes into railway workers
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China: Nine dead after train crashes into railway workers

China: Nine dead after train crashes into railway workers
Nine people were killed in a railway accident early Friday morning in China's Gansu province, when a train rammed into on-site workers...

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