Major Chinese Interests in Railways in Africa

Over the last 10 years, we can observe a growing interest of Chinese railway companies in Africa. Given a potential shift in US policy, I would expect that even more opportunities can be tapped by Chinese exporters. Currently there are 3 fields they are interested in: Railway lines which facilitate access to resource deposits or … Continue reading Major Chinese Interests in Railways in Africa

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Snapshot on Railways in Malaysia

Last week it was announced that China is going to build and finance the new East Coast Railway line in Malaysia according to this article. This means that the region is moving another step towards an integrated railway network. As the project homepage points out, the ECRL creates a high capacity access to the ports … Continue reading Snapshot on Railways in Malaysia

Rail-Link from Keflavik airport (KEF) to Reykjavik city – maybe not such a good idea

I read yesterday that a group of investors is pursuing a railway project in Iceland to link the airport to the capital in light of the expected significant expansion of tourism in the next years. Two years ago, I had a chance to visit the country, explore the pristine nature and I am eager to … Continue reading Rail-Link from Keflavik airport (KEF) to Reykjavik city – maybe not such a good idea