transport

Sarajevo public transport company forced to sell trams to cover debt

The Sarajevo public transport company whose acronym is GRAS is facing the downsizing of its fleet by 36 vehicles that are likely to be put on sale at a public auction scheduled for Wednesday, in a...

German plane makes emergency landing in Kuwait over bomb fears

 A passenger plane flying from Oman to Germany made an emergency landing Sunday in Kuwait over suspicions that a bomb had been planted on the aircraft, Kuwait's civil aviation authority said.

Driverless minibus enjoys successful trial in Germany

A driverless minibus underwent a successful trial in the German city of Mannheim on Friday with 900 people involved in the test run, organizers said.

Mozambican plane collides with unknown object; drone suspected

A passenger plane with Mozambique’s LAM airline suffered damage after apparently colliding with an unknown object this week, the airline said Friday.

China plans massive expansion of high-speed rail network

China plans to link 80 per cent of its cities with a high-speed rail network by 2020, state media reported on Thursday.

Hijackers threaten to blow up Libyan jet with 118 on board: reports

Two hijackers who forced a Libyan passenger plane to be diverted to Malta on Friday have threatened to blow it up, according to Malta's state television and Libyan media.

Italy inaugurates southern motorway - 54 years after building began

Italy's longest-running public works scheme, a motorway running through its impoverished and mafia-ridden southern Calabria region, was inaugurated Thursday, some 54 years after construction began...

First tunnel linking Europe and Asia opens in Istanbul

The first transport tunnel linking Asia and Europe opened Tuesday in the Turkish metropolis Istanbul.

Taiwan turns up heat on Uber by introducing heavy fines for drivers

Taiwan's legislature on Friday ratcheted up the pressure on ride-sharing company Uber by significantly raising the maximum fine for illegally providing passenger transportation services.

Europe's satellite navigation system goes online

Europes's satellite navigation system and the bloc's bid to compete with the US-based Global Positioning System (GPS) went online Thursday, offering initial navigation services.

Uber expands its self-driving vehicle programme to San Francisco

San Francisco customers of the car-hailing service Uber can now catch a ride in a self-driving vehicle, the company said Wednesday.

Gov't grants consent for road operator to seek EUR 80 mln loan

The Croatian government on Wednesday approved and provided guarantees for the Hrvatske Ceste road operator's plan to seek a EUR 80 million loan from several banks for investment projects and...

World's longest tunnel railway tunnel opens to public in Switzerland

The first scheduled train to pass through the world's longest railway tunnel arrived in the Swiss city of Lugano more than 30 minutes faster than usual Sunday thanks to a shortcut that took 12.2...

Bulgarian cargo train explosion kills five, injures 29

Five people died and 29 were injured in Bulgaria on Saturday when a freight train hauling gas tanks derailed and crashed into several homes, authorities said.

Frankfurt airport test-runs new automatic immigration system

Frankfurt airport was testing out a new automatic immigration system on Thursday, the first time such a system has been tried out in Germany.