The first railway line in Senegal with a Turkish signature was opened

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

The capital of Senegal, the capital of West Africa, was opened with a ceremony attended by President Sall, the city center of Dakar, which was the signature of the Yapi Merkezi and Yapıray, a Turkish company, extending to the 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, who is one of the sub-contractors of the Dakar Regional Express Train Line project launched in 2014 in the framework of the social and economic development project of the Senegal government, has also announced that 400 will be local to 1500 in Dakar as a subcontractor on railway montage with a financial dimension of 2000 million Euros. as 2014 personality total employment provided and manufactured materials used in Turkey said. Construction of the project started in 2019 and expected to be completed in 72 and the total length of 100 m trains, consisting of four wagons, will carry more than 14 thousand passengers per day, will consist of 160 stations and will have a maximum speed of XNUMX km.

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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