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Ethiopia’s New Railway Starts In 2016

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia expects to open a new railway line linking the capital Addis Ababa with the Red Sea state of Djibouti in early 2016, a project at the centre of plans to create new manufacturing industries, the head of the state railways said.

Railway in the Pipeline to Link Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda

AFRICANGLOBE - The construction of a railway line to link three countries will commence in March, this year following the completion of a feasibility study and will be financed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and United State Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). Addressing an inter ministerial meeting in Dar es Salaam on Friday, Tanzania's Minister for Transport, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, said the railway line would overturn the current trend whereby a big chunk of goods is moved by road as opposed to rail.

Ethiopia Signs $3.2 bln Deals for New Railway Line

Ethiopia has signed two deals worth $3.2 billion with Chinese and Turkish companies to construct a railway to link the land-locked Horn of Africa...

South Africa and Swaziland to Build $2 Billion Railway Line

The 146-kilometre railway line to be established between South Africa and Swaziland will help reduce the cost of doing business between the two countries. Swazi traders, who import most of their wares from South Africa, feel the new railway infrastructure will also have positive spinoffs for the consumer by lowering the prices of commodities because of the potential reduction of transport costs.