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Ethiopias economically most relevant regions. The primary port for Ethiopia is Djibouti. Commodities for export are mainly produced in the southern, southwestern and western parts of Ethiopia. Ethiopian cities with a population of at least 80. 000 inhabitants are in immediate reach. ERC or by the Ethiopian government.
In the 1960ies, however, when only the already ageing metre gauge railway between the Port of Djibouti and Addis Ababa did exist, a similar railway network project was proposed. All studies at that time indicated the economic viability of that extension line and France then offered a loan to construct the railway line between Adama and Dilla. A part of the financial budget required to construct some of the routes was considered to arrive through revenues from the ever-expanding railway network. At an advanced planning stage is a strategic extension into Kenya. In October 2016 and January 2017, the railway was completed and inaugurated. Despite being inaugurated, Djiboutian authorities still consider the railway to be under construction and expect it to become operational not before the end of 2017. 500m for the Djiboutian section.
As the loans came from China, most contractors were from China. In January 2018, the railway was operational. It then took more than two years, until 2014, before financing was secured so that construction of both railways could start in February 2015. Hara Gebeya Railway clearly is of strategic significance. Djibouti Railway with Ethiopia’s lifeline, the port of Djibouti.
These facilities add to the 392 km of the main railway, making a total of 428 km of rails. European subcontractors were chosen to do the work. Substantial revenues are to be expected from this railway after completion. 7m per km in 2015. 3m per km, which sounds more reasonable. According to Yapı Merkezi, the main construction firm, the financing of the second phase between Kombolcha and Hara Gebeya hasn’t been fully secured by August 2017 and construction works there are uncertain to some extent. 2m per km of rails.