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U.S. rail volumes sustain steady climb

US intermodal rail lines   Combined carload and intermodal shipments have grown 4 percent year-over-year through August.   Total combined U.S. freight railroad traffic in August grew another 4.5 percent to 2.83 million carloads and intermodal units compared with the same month a year ago, according to the latest data from the Association of

Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project Extend to Apapa to expedite movement of goods from the seaports by rail

  Lagos - The contractor handling the new Lagos-Ibadan railway project, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, has been directed to extend its work from Ebute Meta to Apapa as part of measures to facilitate the movement of goods from the Lagos seaports to other parts of the country by rail. Nigeria's Minister

Nigeria Plans Western Rail Line to Cover 9 States, Federal Capital

Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi, yesterday, said Nigeria's rail line would cover Western corridor of the country traversing nine states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja spanning a total of 1,402 kilometres. Amaechi at the Forum of China-Africa Transportation Convention in Beijing, China entitled, 'Better Transportation, Better World,' yesterday, said

Itapke-Warri Rail Project Gets New Delivery Date

The federal government has given a new August 2018 deadline for completion of the 323km Itapke -Warri rail project. Sunday Okobi takes a look at the feasibility or otherwise, given that the contract terms gave March 2019 as the delivery date. In August 2017, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, conducted a site inspection

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