Kenya is on course to complete a new Chinese-funded 472km standard-gauge railway line linking Mombasa with Nairobi in the second half of 2017. Shem Oirere reports from Nairobi on progress so far and assesses the project’s prospects for success. THE

The East Perth railway station is located next to the Public Transport Centre on the Midland Line in Perth, Western Australia. Operated by Transperth, the station is currently being upgraded as part of the Perth Stadium Transport Infrastructure project and

Rail transport in the Johannesburg area of South Africa entered a new era in 2011 with the opening of the Gautrain Rapid Rail Link. The project will serve the Gauteng area with a rapid transport service, providing a safe, efficient

With a population of approximately 17 million, Cairo is one of the most densely populated cities in Africa. Operated by Egyptian National Railways (ENR), its railway system transports nearly 500 million passengers and 12 million tons of freight each year.

The 752.7km Ethiopia-Djibouti railway modernisation project, also known as the Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway, is the first modern electrified railway line in East Africa. The project is jointly owned the governments of Ethiopia and Djibouti and constructed by China Railway Group

The Awash Woldia/Hara Gebeya Railway Project is a new railway line being constructed between Awash and Woldia, Ethiopia. Project owner Ethiopian Railway Corporation (ERC) is investing $1.7bn in the project. Construction of the new line commenced in February 2015 and

Malaga Metro is a light rail network serving the city of Malaga, Andalusia, Spain. The first two lines (Line 1 and Line 2) of the light metro system, spanning 11.3km in total length, entered commercial service in July 2014. The

Stage-2 Light Rail Transit (LRT) is a proposed light rail extension to the under-construction Confederation Line, which is the first stage of the new LRT system in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. In 2013, the LRT extension was approved by Ottawa City

The Napoli-Bari high-speed railway project is being undertaken to increase the competitiveness of rail transport and aid in the socio-economic development of Southern Italy. The project is part of a number of strategic infrastructure investments being made under the ‘Unlock

Amsterdam Zuid Station is located in the borough of Amsterdam-Zuid in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The station is being expanded and modernised as part of the Zuidasdok project, which also involves the widening and rerouting of the A10 South motorway’s underground section,