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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 Simhoni

Mr Richard Diegong Dombo (left) and also Mr Nadav Simhoni (best) after the signing. With them is Mr Joe Ghartey Federal Government of Ghana has actually 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 construction of areas of the Western Railway Line.

The signing of the agreement would be followed by Cabinet's authorization for it to be required to Parliament. The jobs include the construction of sections of the Western Train Line, conventional gauge between Takoradi port and also Huni Valley, developing a total amount of 102kmIt will certainly likewise include a single-track rail line with stations along the tracks, a preliminary workshop center at the place as well as a complement rolling supply.

Talking at the finalizing event, the Priest of Railway Growth, Mr Joe Ghartey, said the indicative extent of works of the project includes the building, provision, screening and also commissioning of other works; such as the building and construction of about eight kilometres of basic scale train tracks connecting the existing twin gauge tracks in Takoradi to the Takoradi Port for easy as well as efficient access for freight handling.

He claimed it would certainly additionally consist of the building and construction of a by-pass section along the Kojokrom to Manso area of the Western Railway Line at Eshiem, to enhance the speed of the final framework and meet the need and also requirements in the examined 2020 Train Master Strategy."It likewise consists of the building and construction of the Train Line from Manso to Huni Valley about 60km of solitary track lines, and furthermore the building and construction of 8 fundamental stations along the existing line from Amantin to Huni Valley consisting of all building and construction functions, station building, accessibility roads, CCTV and accessibility control, back-up generator and also water containers."It will also involve the construction of a workshop facility for typical scale rolling supply consisting of the basic fit-out, fundamental devices and crucial device," he specified.