US$3.02 Billion Railway Contract In Nigeria Signed

US$3.02 Billion Railway Contract In Nigeria Signed

China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation and the Federal Ministry of Transportation on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria recently signed a contract valued at US$3.02 billion, for the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the Nigerian Eastern Railway from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri.

The existing eastern railway connects the country’s second-largest port, Port Harcourt and the northern city of Maiduguri, passing through 12 states and linking a number of important cities in the east. The project includes the rehabilitation and reconstruction of the existing eastern railway and the construction of new branch lines. After completion, the railway will also connect with the standard gauge railway.

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