Angola, a country of 26 million, has just three rail lines and 30 or so locomotives, the "youngest" of which have been operating for more than three decades. The country has signed a $350 million deal with GE Transportation for 100 new and eight upgraded locomotives as part of the Angolan government's effort to modernize the country's transportation infrastructure and position the country as a transportation hub among its mineral-rich, land-locked neighbors. Read more. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING.
GE Africa, 5 May 2017
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Angola hopes to establish itself as a regional transportation hub for freight and mining commodities. The government estimates that routing through Angola could cut 40 to 50 percent of the cost of local transportation.
Angola signed a $350 million deal with GE Transportation for 100 new and eight upgraded locomotives as part of the government’s effort to modernize the country’s transportation infrastructure. The locomotives started arriving in Angola this spring.
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