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

Published Aug 01, 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) and also Mr Nadav Simhoni (best) after the signing. With them is Mr Joe Ghartey Government of Ghana has authorized a US$ 560 million agreement with Amandi Holdings Limited for the building of have signed a $560 million contract for the building and construction of areas of the Western Railway Line.

The finalizing of the contract would be followed by Closet's approval for it to be taken to Parliament. The projects include the building and construction of areas of the Western Train Line, conventional scale between Takoradi port and also Huni Valley, creating an overall of 102kmIt will certainly likewise include a single-track railway with terminals along the tracks, an initial workshop center at the area and also an enhance rolling supply.

Speaking at the finalizing event, the Preacher of Railway Development, Mr Joe Ghartey, stated the a sign range of works of the task includes the construction, provision, screening and also appointing of various other works; such as the building of around 8 kilometres of basic scale railway tracks linking the existing dual gauge tracks in Takoradi to the Takoradi Port for very easy as well as reliable accessibility for cargo handling.

He claimed it would likewise consist of the construction of a by-pass area along the Kojokrom to Manso area of the Western Railway Line at Eshiem, to improve the speed of the last facilities as well as satisfy the demand and requirements in the reviewed 2020 Train Master Strategy."It additionally consists of the building and construction of the Railway Line from Manso to Huni Valley roughly 60km of solitary track lines, as well as furthermore the construction of 8 fundamental terminals along the existing line from Amantin to Huni Valley consisting of all building and construction functions, terminal building, access roadways, CCTV as well as gain access to control, backup generator and also water tanks."It will certainly additionally involve the building of a workshop center for basic scale rolling supply consisting of the basic fit-out, standard tools and crucial equipment," he specified.