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

Published Jul 29, 20
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More info on Nadav SimhoniGovt signs US$560m contract to construct Western Railway line [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 authorized a US$ 560 million contract with Amandi Holdings Limited for the construction of have actually authorized a $560 million contract for the construction of areas of the Western Railway Line.

The signing of the arrangement would be adhered to by Cupboard's authorization for it to be required to Parliament. The jobs include the building and construction of sections of the Western Train Line, common scale in between Takoradi port as well as Huni Valley, forming a total amount of 102kmIt will certainly additionally consist of a single-track railway with stations along the tracks, a preliminary workshop facility at the area as well as a complement rolling stock.

Speaking at the finalizing ceremony, the Minister of Train Growth, Mr Joe Ghartey, claimed the a sign extent of works of the project includes the construction, provision, testing and appointing of other jobs; such as the building and construction of roughly eight kilometres of conventional scale railway tracks attaching the existing twin gauge tracks in Takoradi to the Takoradi Port for simple and reliable access for freight handling.

He stated it would certainly likewise consist of the construction of a by-pass section along the Kojokrom to Manso area of the Western Train Line at Eshiem, to improve the speed of the last framework as well as fulfill the need and spec in the reviewed 2020 Railway Plan of attack."It likewise consists of the construction of the Train Line from Manso to Huni Valley about 60km of solitary track lines, and in enhancement the construction of eight standard terminals along the existing line from Amantin to Huni Valley including all building works, terminal structure, access roads, CCTV as well as access control, back-up generator and water containers."It will certainly also involve the building and construction of a workshop center for basic gauge rolling supply including the standard fit-out, standard devices as well as necessary equipment," he mentioned.