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

Learn more 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 (ideal) after the signing. With them is Mr Joe Ghartey Government of Ghana has actually authorized a US$ 560 million agreement with Amandi Holdings Limited for the construction of have actually authorized a $560 million arrangement for the construction of areas of the Western Train Line.

The signing of the agreement would certainly be adhered to by Cabinet's approval for it to be required to Parliament. The projects contain the building of areas of the Western Railway Line, standard gauge between Takoradi port as well as Huni Valley, forming an overall of 102kmIt will also include a single-track railway with terminals along the tracks, an initial workshop center at the location and an enhance rolling supply.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, the Minister of Train Development, Mr Joe Ghartey, stated the a measure range of jobs of the job includes the construction, stipulation, testing as well as commissioning of other works; such as the building and construction of roughly eight kilometres of standard scale railway tracks connecting the existing dual gauge tracks in Takoradi to the Takoradi Port for very easy and efficient accessibility for cargo handling.

He claimed it would likewise include the construction of a by-pass section along the Kojokrom to Manso section of the Western Railway Line at Eshiem, to boost the speed of the last facilities and also meet the need and specification in the examined 2020 Train Master Strategy."It also consists of the building of the Railway Line from Manso to Huni Valley around 60km of single track lines, as well as additionally the building of 8 standard stations along the existing line from Amantin to Huni Valley including all building functions, terminal structure, gain access to roads, CCTV and also gain access to control, back-up generator as well as water tanks."It will certainly also include the building of a workshop facility for typical scale rolling supply consisting of the basic fit-out, standard tools as well as important device," he stated.

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