Mozambique Plans to Finish Sena Railway Track Restoration

Mozambique Plans to Finish Sena Railway Track Restoration
August 25, 2009 1:39 am

The ongoing restoration work of the 650km Sena railway track in the African country of Mozambique is expected to be complete in September this year, officials say.

The reconstruction of the line, which was destroyed during the country’s civil war, is being carried out by the Ricon consortium involving Indian companies Rites and Ircon.
Once operational the line will be used to transfer coal from Moatize to the port of Beira with 18 million tonnes of cargo expected to be transported every year.
The line will also serve to transport sugar from the Marromeu and Mafambisse factories and cement from the Dondo factory.
The country’s ports and railways authority Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique has invested $275m in the project, out of which 60% comes from the World Bank. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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