About Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC)
The Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC) was established on 29th of November 2007 by the Regulation Number 141/2007 of the Council of Ministers of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. The Regulation mandates ERC to develop railway infrastructure and provide passenger and freight rail transportation services in Ethiopia.
The Key objective of ERC is to develop an integrated and high capacity railway transport system to ensure competitive and affordable transport.
ERC has identified railway projects on eight corridors in the country that are devised to enhance both the social and economic needs.