Investment, Trains, Transport

Should Britain’s Railways be Re-Nationalized?

By Nicholas Newman I think people are asking the wrong question. When you look at traffic figures it is a victim of its success. Britain’s railways are doing well despite privatisation Privatisation has been a success: 1.65 billion rail journeys are made annually, more than double the number before privatisation, while […]

Copy writing, Corporate Journalism, Country Reports, Documented Energy, Energy, Eniday, Industrial journalism, Trains, Transport

Recent work in July

Here are a few examples describing or introducing some of my recent energy journalism, copywriting and other corporate communication work, which I have completed for various clients during the month of July. Documented Energy Oil & Gas Pipeline Security Pipeline theft and leaks is a costly business for pipeline operators […]

Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, North America, Pipeline Gas Journal, Pipelines, Technology, Trains, Transport

Delivering Gas Off-Grid in North America

July 2017, Vol. 244, No. 7 By Nicholas Newman, Contributing Editor Pipeline Gas Journal July 2017 Virtual pipelines are scheduled shipments of natural gas between two points – from A to B – by road, rail or sea without a fixed pipeline. Virtual pipeline operations are usually to be found […]

Africa, Energy, Eniday, Investment, Nigeria, Power Grid, Technology, Trains, Transport

Africa’s trains in the future

Nicholas Newman Eniday July 2017 Today, it is rare to see Africa’s locomotives using coal as a fuel of choice. Instead, it is likely to be diesel or electric engines pulling the continent’s freight and passenger trains. Across Africa, a rail investment boom is taking place, resulting in plans to invest $30 billion on 6,835 […]

Africa, Trains, Transport

New hope in Africa’s railways

By Nicholas Newman A new revolution in African railways is starting to take place, we are seeing major railway equipment manufacturers and leasing companies begin to focus on the continent. For many some as a new land of opportunity see it. Amongst the companies taking an active interest in the […]