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

Published Jul 29, 20
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Mr Richard Diegong Dombo (left) as well as Mr Nadav Simhoni (right) after the finalizing. With them is Mr Joe Ghartey Federal Government of Ghana has authorized a US$ 560 million agreement with Amandi Holdings Limited for the building and construction of have actually authorized a $560 million arrangement for the building and construction of areas of the Western Train Line.

The finalizing of the arrangement would certainly be adhered to by Cabinet's authorization for it to be taken to Parliament. The tasks are composed of the construction of sections of the Western Railway Line, conventional gauge in between Takoradi port and also Huni Valley, creating a total amount of 102kmIt will likewise consist of a single-track railway with terminals along the tracks, a first workshop facility at the area and a complement rolling supply.

Speaking at the finalizing ceremony, the Preacher of Railway Growth, Mr Joe Ghartey, claimed the indicative range of works of the task consists of the building and construction, arrangement, screening and appointing of various other works; such as the construction of around eight kilometres of conventional gauge railway tracks linking the existing dual gauge tracks in Takoradi to the Takoradi Port for simple and reliable gain access to for freight handling.

He said it would certainly also consist of the building of a by-pass area along the Kojokrom to Manso area of the Western Train Line at Eshiem, to improve the rate of the last infrastructure and also satisfy the requirement and specification in the evaluated 2020 Train Master Strategy."It likewise consists of the building and construction of the Railway Line from Manso to Huni Valley around 60km of solitary track lines, and on top of that the building of eight fundamental stations along the existing line from Amantin to Huni Valley consisting of all building and construction functions, terminal building, accessibility roads, CCTV and access control, backup generator and water tanks."It will certainly additionally include the construction of a workshop facility for common gauge rolling stock consisting of the basic fit-out, fundamental tools as well as vital maker," he mentioned.