Chinese-Built Modern Ethio-Djibouti Railway Begins Commercial Operations

Addis Ababa, Jan. 1 (Xinhua) - The Chinese-built 756km electrified rail project connecting landlocked Ethiopia to Djibouti officially started commercial operations on Monday with a ceremony held in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Contracted by two Chinese companies, the first 320km of the rail project from Sebeta to Mieso was carried out by the China Rail Engineering Corporation (CREC), while the remaining 436km from Mieso to Djibouti port section was built by the China Civil Engineering Constr

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