FG signs Kano-Maradi 1.9bn railway line

The Federal Government has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mota- Engil Group on the construction of 1.959billion dollars Kano-Maradi Standard Gauge Railway lines. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, in a statement by Eric Ojiekwe, Director Press and Public Relations of the Ministry, said the project was aimed at linking the whole country... Continue Reading →

SAD! 64 Passengers Killed in Pakistan Train Fire

No fewer than 64 passengers died when a train travelling from the Pakistani city of Karachi to Rawalpindi caught fire BBC reports. Minister for Railways, Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, said the fire was caused by the explosion of a gas cylinder being used by passengers cooking breakfast, with the blaze spreading to at least three carriages.... Continue Reading →

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