Senegal's First Railway Line with Turkish Signature Opened

the first railway line was opened
the first railway line was opened

The capital city of Senegal, the West African country, was opened with a ceremony attended by President Sall, a Turkish company, Yapi Merkezi and Yapiray, which extends from Dakar's city center to Blaise Diagne International Airport.

The line will connect the capital, Dakar, to the city of Diamniadio, a kilometer away from 36. Then the line will connect Diamniadio to the international airport of Blaise Diagne.

The French company Eiffage and Senegalese CSE is the main contractor and Turkish firms are also involved.

Yapıray, one of the subcontractors of the Dakar Regional Express Train Line project launched in 2014 within the framework of the social and economic development project of the Senegal government, is also to be 400 local in Dakar, where it is a subcontractor for rail installation in the 1500 million Euro financial project. which provided employment for a total of 2000 people and produced material used in Turkey said. It was stated that the construction of the project, the construction of which was started in 2014 and expected to be completed in 2019, with a total length of 72 meters, trains consisting of four wagons, will carry more than 100 thousand passengers per day, will consist of 14 stations and have a maximum speed of 160 kilometers.

Ceremony of Turkey's Ambassador to Senegal Nihat Civaner Islamic Development Bank President Bandar Hajjar, Africa Development President Akinwumi, Foreign and European Affairs Minister Jean-Baptiste Leymo the Dakar Mayor Soham joined hands Ward and other officials.

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