South Africa launches new Prasa Train Service
President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday, 09 May 2017, launch the New Metro Commercialised Full Train Service as part of government’s transport modernisation programme and massive infrastructure development in Pretoria.The new trains, affectionately known as “The People’s Train”, are part of PRASA’s modernisation programme, which will be implemented over the next 20 years.
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GPTS Montréal: Alstom, How Smart Can you Go?
Rather than reinventing the wheel, Alstom's take on 'smart mobility' is very much a question of improving the existing. Solutions range from the 100% electric Aptis bus and self-driving shuttles to real-time metro maps, train carriage occupancy info, and predictive maintenance for rolling stock.
Georgia, Azerbaijan and Iran discuss new freight corridor to link India and Europe
The project concerns the building of a freight railway corridor between the three countries from India to Europe to improve connectivity. Currently freight travelling by the sea takes between 30 and 40 days.