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Old December 19th, 2016, 02:51 PM   #1
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From Railway Gazette:

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Joint company to manage Ethiopia – Djibouti railway
18 Dec 2016



AFRICA: Ethiopia's Minister of Transport Ahmed Shide and his Djiboutian counterpart Mohammed Abdulkadir Musa have signed an agreement to establish a joint company to manage the new railway linking the countries.

The company will be have its headquarters in Addis Ababa, and be responsible for the provision of passenger, freight and maintenance services on the 756 km route

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From Rail Journal

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Djibouti inaugurates new line to Addis Ababa
Thursday, January 12, 2017



A ceremony was held at Nagad station in Djibouti on January 10 to mark the official opening of the new $US 4.2bn 752km electrified standard-gauge railway to the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa

The ceremony was attended by the president of Djibouti Mr Ismail Omar Guelleh, together with Ethiopia’s prime minister Mr Hailemariam Desalegn, and Mr Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, director general of the International Union of Railways (UIC)

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Here are some news reports from Al Jazeera and CGTN Africa.

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