Israel plans Red-Med rail link to take Suez overflow

2012/01/29 - (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday it plans to build a railway line linking its Red Sea and Mediterranean ports that could handle potential overflow from the Suez Canal on the freight route between Asia and Europe......

Huawei to display rail communication system

2012/01/29 - (Daily News Bahrain): DUBAI: Huawei, a leading global information and communication technology (ICT) solutions provider, will showcase its portfolio of railway solutions at Middle East Rail 2012, from tomorrow to Thursday.

Drawing on its experience leading many ground-breaking rail projects worldwide, Huawei will set out the need for security and reliability to be at the heart of the region's rail communication systems.

The Mena region is currently the world's fastest growing markets for rail projects, with an increase in metros, trams and monorail projects expected to lead to the rail market almost doubling in size over the next decade....