The Ghana Railway Company Limited is set to begin a full passenger operation on the Accra-Nsawam rails – the sector minster, Joe Ghartey has revealed.
According to a report by Ghana’s Peace FM,the test run of the Accra-Nsawam locomotive to pave way for normal operations to start has successfully been completed.The 24-kilometre rail-line was suspended after an accident on the Tesano side in October last year.
“Ghana Railways Company Limited successfully completed a test run of its locomotive from Accra to Nsawam. Within the month of January, God willing full passenger service will be restored between Accra and Nsawam,” Mr Joe Ghartey told Peacefmonline.com.
He also noted that “Ghana Railways Company Limited has also successfully completed its test run of the Accra to Tema service.”
“For his mercies still endure ever faithful ever sure. This year, 2019, will be a year of blessing for the railways sector. I firmly believe this and I ask you to join me in prayer so that the vision of the President for a modern rail network throughout Ghana will be achieved,” the sector minister added.
The Accra-Tema train normally leaves Tema at 6:30 am through Asaprochona in Sakumono, then to Baatsona, Shangrila, Dzowulu, Achimota, Odo at the Kwame Nkrumah Circle, then to Kantamanto in Accra.