Ghana – Railway Development Update And Rolling Stock

Ghana – Railway Development Update And Rolling Stock

Joe Ghartey, Minister of Railways Development in a recent live broadcast provided an update on current and ongoing projects, including the connection to Burkina Faso. 

The Ministry is currently in the process of procuring standard gauge rolling stock, which includes, locomotives, coaches and a variety of wagons. According to the Minister approximately USD230m has been approved by the President for this purchase and will be the most significant procurement of rolling stock in the history of Ghana. The orders have not as yet been placed, the consultants are still deciding on the type / specifications. It was unclear if this was going to open tender or if a supplier had already been identified.

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