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Financing arrangements on-going with India EXIM bank – Amewu

Business News of Thursday, 2 December 2021

Source: 3news.com

2021-12-02

File photo of a Railway line

Railways Minister, John Peter Amewu has regarding Development of the Eastern Railway Line that the line is earmarked for development on a standard gauge from Accra through the Boankra Inland Port to Kumasi.

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He said it will also include the development of two branch lines from Achimota to Tema and from Bosuso to Kyebi.

“Financing arrangements are on-going with the India EXIM Bank for the development of the section from Accra through Achimota to Nsawam,” he said at a press conference in Accra on Wednesday, December 1.

He further stated that the Ministry, in collaboration with the Ghana Railway Company Limited, has partnered the George Grant University of Mines & Technology to upgrade the old Railway Training Institute located at Sekondi into a degree-awarding institution to provide training in Engineering and other ancilliary programmes.

The School is now known as the ‘UMaT School of Railways and Infrastructure Development’.

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