Afcons wins rail contract in Ghana
Afcons will build a 51-km rail line in the Ashanti Region.

Afcons Infrastructure wins $419m rail contract in Ghana

Afcons Infrastructure Limited of India has been awarded a contract by Ghana Railways Development Authority (GRDA) to construct a standard gauge railway line in the Ashanti Region.

The contract, valued at US$419 million, was signed on September 29 at the Ministry of Railways Development in Accra.

Under the contract, Afcons will construct a 51-km standard gauge railway line from Eduadin to Obuasi, a stretch forming part of the Western Rail line. Six railway stations and pedestrian footbridges will also be built.

Afcons, which is constructing the Tema-Mpakadan rail line, is expected to complete the Obuasi-Eduadin stretch within 36 months from the date of commencement.

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The deal will now be sent to Parliament for approval.

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