Ethiopian Railways Corporation


Weldiya - Hara Gebeya - Mekelle Railway

The Woldia/Haragebeya -Mekele railway project has been allocated a budget of 1.6 billion US dollars. The construction of this railway line started in 2007 E.C and has a length of 216 km. It is 1.435 meters standard gauge and fully electric.

China Communications Construction Corporation (CCCC) is working on the construction and China International Engineering Consulting Corporation (CIECC) is working as a consultant. The project consists of 76 bridges, 370 culverts and eight 8 tunnels with a total length of 10.03 kilometers. The largest tunnel in the project is 3.662 km long.

The railway line starts from Woldya/Hara Market and crosses the cities in the northern part of our country and reaches Mekelle City, which has a dry port. As the project will pass through different cities, it will have a great role in strengthening the social interaction of the society as well as for the development and economic benefit of the cities.

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