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Ethiopia’s $4 billion electric railway links capital to coast

by Futures Centre, Nov 10
1 minute read

A new Chinese-funded electric railway means cheaper and more reliable transportation of goods between Djibouti, a major port, and Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. The railway link will cut the journey from three days to just 12 hours, delivering freight cargo and offering passenger transportation. The railway line is part of a 5,000km rail project set to improve Ethiopia’s economic potential.


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