The railway development is intended to seize opportunities presented by the new emerging market and capacity to marshal financial resources at scale- Liberia Mines and Energy Minister, Gesley Murray
Guinea granted the company a concession allowing it to build and operate the 135-kilometer (84-mile) railway for 33 years before returning it to the state- Mining Minister, Abdoulaye Magassouba
“In our new 10-year development plan of the sector, we plan construction of many road and rail projects,” said Dagmawit Moges, Ethiopia Minister of Transport
The rail service also follows the recent announcement of DP World Komatipoort in South Africa, handling its first transit import via Maputo, demonstrating that the Maputo Port can be seamlessly used as a gateway to South Africa’s hinterland.
“Going forward, all railway contracts would have nothing less than 30 per cent of Ghanaian content. No contractor is going to import railway sleepers into the country” – Railway Minister