Meanwhile, President Deby has come calling (again?), asking big brother to extend the line to Ndjamena (for free of course!) Problem is the gauge. This line (Port Harcourt -Maiduguri) is narrow gauge (1067mm)(NGR). Chad has no existing network but is allegedly constructing standard gauge (1435mm)(SGR) lines to Sudan and Cameroon. […]

In early March 2021, in addition to the existing framework agreement, Stadler received an order from the Italian company EAV (Ente Autonomo Volturno) for the manufacture and delivery of 40 electric trains. The contract also provides for their maintenance within 5 years from the start of operation. The total lead […]

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