U.S.$1.9 Billion Tanzanian Railway Deal Goes to Turkish Firm
Yapi Merkezi, which has already embarked on the first 205-km phase of a standard gauge railway line between Dar es Salaam and Morogoro, will now construct the second phase between Morogoro and Makutupora. The contract is worth $1.92 billion.
East African, 16 October 2017
In January, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in Dar es Salaam on a state visit. Read more »
Standard Gauge Railway (SGR).
Tanzania: SGR Employs 800, More Jobs Coming
Daily News, 9 October 2017
CONSTRUCTION of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) has directly employed 800 people, with more jobs unfolding as the project proceeds. Reli Assets Holding Company (RAHCO) acting… Read more »
East African, 27 September 2017
The Tanzanian government will soon launch the second phase of the construction of the standard gauge railway (SGR) line to link the commercial city of Dar es Salaam with the… Read more »
Citizen, 20 September 2017
The government is looking for investors to finance the construction of the remaining part of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) that will connect Tanzania with some landlocked… Read more »
The construction of the 1,219-kilometre railway line from Dar es Salaam to Mwanza and Kigoma has begun, raising Tanzanian hopes of a boost to the economy. Read more »
The country has started building the 300km s gauge railway from the Indian Ocean port of Dar es Salaam to Morogoro. The line is also going to be extended to Port Mwanza on Lake ... Read more »
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