Nigeria

A CONSORTIUM led by General Electric (GE) and including Transnet, South Africa, has been named preferred bidder by the Nigerian government for a concession to rehabilitate, finance and operate Nigerian…
THE federal government of Nigeria has concluded plans to borrow $US 6.1bn from the Chinese Export-Import (Exim) Bank in order to complete all of its ongoing rail projects by the…
CRRC Dalian rolled out the first two CDD3B1 diesel locomotives for Nigeria at its plant in China on January 5. The units will provide passenger services on the 186.5km standard-gauge…
THE Ministry of Works, Housing and Transport of the Nigerian state of Kano has provisionally awarded a $US 1.86bn contract to two subsidiaries of China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) to…
NIGERIA’s capital Abuja finally joined the national railway network on July 26, when a 186.5km standard-gauge link to Kaduna was inaugurated by president Mr Muhammadu Buhari in the presence of…
DALIAN Locomotive and Rolling Stock, a subsidiary of China’s CRRC Corporation, has rolled out the first of 15 trains for the initial phase of the metro network in Nigeria’s largest…
CHINA Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) subsidiary China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation Nigeria has signed $US 3.51bn contract with the government of the state of Ogun for the construction of a…
NIGERIA's Federal Executive Council has approved the Nigerian Railway Authority Bill 2014, which will open up railway operations to the private sector and relinquish government control of railway infrastructure, which…
ESER, a group of Turkish companies, has handed back the 243km Port Harcourt – Enugu line to Nigerian Railways Corporation (NRC) following the completion of a project to upgrade the…
THE final section of track has been laid on the first railway to serve Abuja, the Nigerian capital. Services on the 186.5km standard-gauge from Abuja north to Kaduna will start…
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