Sudan Plans Rail Connect to Mombasa

Sudan Plans Rail Connect to Mombasa
October 13, 2009 8:31 pm

Southern Sudan is planning to expand its rail network from the capital city of Juba to the port of Mombasa, the country’s transport minister has revealed.
The railway would carry oil and minerals from Southern Sudan for export through to the port. The railway is expected to boost the amount of cargo transported through the post, estimated at nearly 80,000 containers each year.

The rail line would also include the region in the Northern Corridor Transit Transport Authority, as part of a larger plan to allow Southern Sudan to enter the East Africa Community.

The government now plans to sign $20m for a standard gauge railway line from Juba to Rongai in the next financial budget. 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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