Archiv: railways


09.03.2020 - 02:20 [ The Barents Observer ]

The dream of an Arctic railway fades as Sami herders signal ‘veto’

A ‘veto’ against the railway by the Sami herders could be the final nail in the coffin for the project. It is unlikely that the Governments of Finland and Norway would invite for a new big conflict with the indigenous peoples up north.

24.01.2020 - 01:38 [ The International News ]

China rejects US interference in CPEC, ties with Pakistan

Alice Wells alleged that there was no transparency in CPEC projects, claiming Pakistan’s debt burden was growing due to Chinese financing. She also touched on the cost escalation in the railways ML-1 upgrade project and said the Chinese companies joining CPEC were in World Bank’s blacklist.

16.11.2019 - 19:47 [ Paul Embery, Blue Labour / Twitter ]

The post-war Labour government gave us full employment; the NHS; modern welfare state; public ownership of railways, electric, gas, coal and steel; and built a million new homes. All when the country’s back was broken. Never let it be said that we can’t afford a decent society.

07.08.2019 - 16:49 [ CNBC Africa ]

AfDB approves $98 million financing for road transport corridor project in these two East African nations

“The project will enhance trade by significantly reducing transport costs, thereby accelerating the economic growth of Ethiopia and its neighbour Djibouti, as it is part of the main import-export corridor,” the AfDB said in a statement.

14.07.2019 - 14:08 [ Xinhuanet ]

China, Hungary vow to deepen cooperation, boost ties

The two countries have been actively pushing forward the joint building of the Belt and Road, with stable progress being made in the construction of Hungary-Serbia railway project, said Orban.

Noting this year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral diplomatic relations, the Hungarian president said his country is willing to work with China to carry forward the traditional friendship, deepen pragmatic cooperation, and promote new progress in bilateral ties, China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEECs) cooperation as well as in China-Europe relations.

11.06.2019 - 15:33 [ Global Construction Review ]

Iran to draw $2.4bn Chinese credit line for Tehran–Isfahan high-speed railway

Noorollah Beyranvand said the money, being loaned by the Export-Import Bank of China, was ready to be paid to China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC), the company due to carry out the work.

Other companies involved are Khatam Al-Anbia Construction, which is owned by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Germany’s Siemens, and Italferr, the consulting arm the Italian national rail operator Ferrovie dello Stato.

05.04.2019 - 02:58 [ Trend.az ]

Stoltenberg: Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway contributes to success of Resolute Support mission

Stoltenberg also said that Azerbaijan, under the leadership of NATO introduces military and multimodal transit support within the framework of the Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan.

13.12.2018 - 22:39 [ Trend.az ]

Afghanistan sends its cargo to Azerbaijan via Turkmenistan

A test motorcade carrying cargo has been sent from Afghanistan’s western province of Herat, to be delivered by land through Turkmenistan and the Caspian Sea to Azerbaijan, Trend reports citing a source close to the transport industry of Turkmenistan.

President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani took part in the launching ceremony of a transport corridor allowing Afghanistan to enter global markets bypassing the traditional Pakistani direction.