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German rail services disrupted due to strike

German rail services disrupted due to strike

Rail services in Germany were severely disrupted Monday due to a strike by railworkers over pay, operator Deutsche Bahn said.

Kenya charges top officials with fraud over new $3bn railway

Kenya charges top officials with fraud over new $3bn railway

The line between Nairobi and Mombasa, funded by China, is one of the biggest infrastructure projects of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Kenya arrests two top officials for suspected corruption over new $3 bn railway

Kenya arrests two top officials for suspected corruption over new $3 bn railway

Kenyan authorities have arrested the head of the agency that manages public land and the boss of the state railway on suspicion of corruption over land allocation ...

China, Nepal to build Tibet-Kathmandu rail link

China, Nepal to build Tibet-Kathmandu rail link

Nepal is seeking closer ties and much-needed energy and infrastructure investment from China.

Runaway train rolls for miles in India without engine

Runaway train rolls for miles in India without engine

India's railway ministry said Sunday a ‘ghastly’ accident was narrowly avoided after 22 train coaches carrying some 1,000 passengers became detached from the engine and sped backwards for miles before being stopped.

Commuter train crash in Barcelona station injures 54

Commuter train crash in Barcelona station injures 54

A commuter train slammed into the end of the platform during the morning rush hour at a busy station in Barcelona on Friday, leaving 54 people injured, emergency services said.

Australia blows the whistle on moving house by rail

Australia blows the whistle on moving house by rail

Moving house? Don't let the train take the strain -- that's the message from Australian rail chiefs after publishing footage of passengers lugging furniture and fridges on busy commuter services.

Kenya opens Chinese-built railway linking port to capital

Kenya opens Chinese-built railway linking port to capital

Kenya inaugurated a $3.2bn railway funded by China linking the capital Nairobi to the port of Mombasa on Wednesday, the country's biggest infrastructure project since independence more than 50 years ago.

Kenya unveils first new railway in a century

Kenya unveils first new railway in a century

More than a century after a colonial railway gave birth to modern Kenya, the country is betting on a new Chinese-built route to cement its position as the gateway to East Africa.

17 dead, 50 injured as Pakistan trains collide

17 dead, 50 injured as Pakistan trains collide

At least 17 people have been killed and dozens more injured after two trains carrying hundreds of passengers collided in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi early Thursday, officials said.

Japan to fund $2.4bn railway in Philippines

Japan to fund $2.4bn railway in Philippines

Japan on Friday announced it is pouring a massive $2.4bn into a new railway in the Philippines aimed at easing Manila's notorious gridlock.

Long-distance railway may take six to eight years to build

Long-distance railway may take six to eight years to build

The construction of a billion-dollar long-distance railway connecting all six GCC countries could take between six and eight years, a senior official of AbuIssa Holding has said.