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Published Jul 29, 20
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Govt signs US$560m contract to construct Western Railway line [Nadav Simhoni]

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

The finalizing of the contract would certainly be followed by Cupboard's approval for it to be required to Parliament. The tasks contain the building and construction of areas of the Western Railway Line, conventional scale in between Takoradi port as well as Huni Valley, forming a total amount of 102kmIt will certainly additionally consist of a single-track rail line with terminals along the tracks, a first workshop facility at the location as well as an enhance rolling stock.

Talking at the signing ceremony, the Minister of Train Growth, Mr Joe Ghartey, said the a sign range of works of the task consists of the building and construction, provision, testing and also appointing of other jobs; such as the building and construction of around eight kilometres of standard gauge railway tracks attaching the existing double gauge tracks in Takoradi to the Takoradi Port for easy as well as reliable gain access to for cargo handling.

He said it would certainly likewise consist of the building and construction 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 facilities as well as fulfill the requirement as well as specification in the examined 2020 Train Master Strategy."It likewise includes the construction of the Railway Line from Manso to Huni Valley around 60km of solitary track lines, as well as additionally the building of eight basic stations along the existing line from Amantin to Huni Valley including all construction functions, station building, access roads, CCTV and also access control, back-up generator and water storage tanks."It will also include the construction of a workshop facility for conventional gauge rolling supply including the fundamental fit-out, basic devices as well as vital maker," he specified.