UGANDA TO SPEND US$205M ON RESTORATION OF OLD RAILWAY

UGANDA TO SPEND US$205M ON RESTORATION OF OLD RAILWAY

Uganda plans to invest  US$205 million to restore railway linking Kampala to Malaba.

Uganda government is making plans to restore its old railways. The plans is to invest  US$205 million (about Shs 768 billion) in the railway that will link Kampala to Malaba.

The plan upgrade will help boost monthly …

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CONSTRUCTION OF ISAKA-RUSUMO RAILWAY SET TO KICK-OFF IN TANZANIA

CONSTRUCTION OF ISAKA-RUSUMO RAILWAY SET TO KICK-OFF IN TANZANIA

Tanzania government finalise plans for the construction of isaka-rusumo railway project.

Preparation process for the construction of isaka-rusumo railway is finally complete in Tanzania. The railway which will move from Isaka through Kabanga to Rusumo and Kigali in Rwanda. It will also help both nations strengthen its transportation of good …

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TRANSNET INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS AGREES ON DEAL TO TRANSFORM GHANA’S RAILWAY SYSTEM.

TRANSNET INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS AGREES ON DEAL TO TRANSFORM GHANA’S RAILWAY SYSTEM.

South Africa’s Transnet International Holdings agrees on the deal to transform Ghana’s railway transportation system.

Transnet International Holdings plans to supply 110 wagons to Ghana Railway Company Limited by the end of 2018. This plan will give improve this sector of transportation in Ghana.

The deal includes the supply of …

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CHINESE FIRM BAGS US$6.7BILLION RAILWAY CONTRACT IN NIGERIA

CHINESE FIRM BAGS US$6.7BILLION RAILWAY CONTRACT IN NIGERIA

Chinese firm CCECC gets railway contract in Nigeria.

Chinese firm China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) won the contract for the railway project. The project will also help link lagos and kano state in the nation. It will also help the Ibadan-Kaduna segment of the Lagos-Kano rail line.

Minister of …

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NIGERIA SIGN RAIL CONCESSION AGREEMENT IN WASHINGTON DC

NIGERIA SIGN RAIL CONCESSION AGREEMENT IN WASHINGTON DC

Nigeria signs railway concession agreement with General Electric.

Nigeria Government have just signed a railway concession agreement with an international consortium led by General Electric (GE). The agreement signing in Washington D.C. is for the interim phase of the Nigerian narrow-gauge railway concession. The consortium comprises of four companies  SinoHydro, …

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STANDARD GAUGE RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION AGREED BY TANZANIA AND RWANDA

STANDARD GAUGE RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION AGREED BY TANZANIA AND RWANDA

Tanzania and Rwanda to combined in the construction of a railway that will cost between US$800 to $900 million when completed.

The construction of the project which is expected to start from Isaka (northwestern Tanzania) to Kigali in Rwanda was put into motion after Rwandan President Paul Kagame toured Tanzania …

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CHIREDZI RAILWAY LINE COMMISSIONED IN ZIMBABWE

CHIREDZI RAILWAY LINE COMMISSIONED IN ZIMBABWE

Rehabilitated Railway commissioned in Zimbabwe that will help individuals with low income transport their bulk goods around the country.

The railway line which is a joint venture partnership between the government of Zimbabwe and the European Union is worth US $10m and is 35km-long. The rehabilitated Nandi-Mkwasine railway line in …

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CONSTRUCTION OF LONGEST TUNNEL IN NORTH AFRICA PROGRESSING WELL

CONSTRUCTION OF LONGEST TUNNEL IN NORTH AFRICA PROGRESSING WELL

Good Progress reported on the construction of longest tunnel in North Africa.

China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) which is working on Algeria’s Gantas railway tunnel – the longest railway tunnel in North Africa, has officially announced the successful cutting through of the tunnel.

The Chinese firm said that this …

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