Govt signs US$560m contract to construct Western Railway line [Nadav Simhoni]

Published Jul 29, 20
2 min read

Table of Contents

More Info On Nadav Simhoni

Govt signs US$560m contract to construct Western Railway line [Nadav Simhoni]More Info On Nadav Simhoni

Mr Richard Diegong Dombo (left) as well as Mr Nadav Simhoni (best) after the signing. With them is Mr Joe Ghartey Government of Ghana has actually authorized a US$ 560 million arrangement with Amandi Holdings Limited for the building of have signed a $560 million arrangement for the building of areas of the Western Train Line.

The finalizing of the arrangement would certainly be complied with by Cupboard's authorization for it to be required to Parliament. The jobs include the building of sections of the Western Railway Line, common gauge between Takoradi port and also Huni Valley, forming a total amount of 102kmIt will also include a single-track rail line with stations along the tracks, an initial workshop center at the place and also an enhance rolling supply.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, the Preacher of Railway Advancement, Mr Joe Ghartey, stated the a measure scope of works of the job includes the construction, provision, screening and appointing of various other jobs; such as the construction of around eight kilometres of typical scale railway tracks linking the existing double scale tracks in Takoradi to the Takoradi Port for very easy as well as effective gain access to for cargo handling.

He said it would likewise consist of the building of a by-pass area along the Kojokrom to Manso area of the Western Railway Line at Eshiem, to enhance the speed of the final framework and also fulfill the need and specification in the assessed 2020 Railway Master Plan."It additionally includes the building of the Railway Line from Manso to Huni Valley about 60km of single track lines, and furthermore the construction of eight basic terminals along the existing line from Amantin to Huni Valley including all building functions, station building, accessibility roadways, CCTV and also accessibility control, backup generator and water storage tanks."It will certainly also involve the construction of a workshop center for standard scale rolling supply consisting of the fundamental fit-out, basic tools as well as important device," he specified.