Two Manufacturers Supplied 315 Locomotives for Ethiopia

Two Manufacturers Supplied 315 Locomotives for Ethiopia
October 31, 2015 12:13 pm

Rolling stock is being put together to run on the new 1,435mm gauge railway from Djibouti to Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. Two manufacturers have together supplied 315 locomotives. The Metals and Engineering Corporation built 130, while Norinco in China were responsible for the remaining 185. Construction of the line has been in the hands of the China Railway Group (CREC) and the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC). Overall progress on the project stood at 92% in early October, says Ethiopian Railway Corporation corporate communication affairs head Dereje Tefera. The remaining tasks mainly concern power supply and communications. About 100km of line lie in Djibouti and some 656km in Ethiopia.

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