Yapı Merkezi Signs a $1,9 Billion Railway Contract in Tanzania

Yapı Merkezi Signs a $1,9 Billion Railway Contract in Tanzania
Yapı Merkezi Signs a $1,9 Billion Railway Contract in Tanzania
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Yapi Merkezi, which has realized huge projects around the world, will be the fastest train line in East Africa, and after the first and second phases of the Tanzania Darussalam-Mwanza Railway, it also undertakes the 3rd phase works of the railway line stretching from Makutupora to Tabora, adding a new one to its successes. added more.

In addition to all the infrastructure works in the turnkey single-track railway project in Tanzania, Yapı Merkezi has undertaken the construction of a total of 7 stations between the cities of Makutupora and Tabora, the construction of the 358 km single-track railway, signaling, telecom and electrification. The cost of the project, which is planned to be delivered in 46 months, is 1.9 billion dollars. In the coming days, the 4th phase of the project will be signed and this last phase will be entrusted to Turkish Engineers.

Yapı Merkezi added a new one to its achievements in Tanzania. The signing ceremony for the Makutupora-Tabora Standard Line Electric Railway (LOT 3) Design and Construction Project, held at the Tanzania Presidential Office on December 28, 2021, was attended by President of Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan, TRC General Manager Masanja Kadogosa, Ambassador of Tanzania Dar es Salaam Dr. Mehmet Güllüoğlu, and Erdem Arıoğlu, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Yapı Merkezi İnşaat, with a great ceremony.

The project, which is the 1.211rd phase of the 3 km railway that will connect Dar es Salaam and Mwanza when completed, is also of key importance for the Tabora – Kigoma railway line to the Burundi border, which is also included in the investment program of Tanzania Railways (TRC). . The LOT 358 project, with a length of approximately 3 km as a single line, will be built on a turnkey basis. In addition to all infrastructure works, the construction of a total of 7 stations between the cities of Makutupora and Tabora, the construction of a 358 km single-track railway, signaling, telecom and electrification works are also within the scope of the project. The cost of the project, which is planned to be delivered in 46 months, is 1.9 billion dollars.

Speaking at the signing ceremony of the project, Erdem Arıoğlu said: “We are happy to be adding a new one to the many successful projects we have realized in Africa so far. Our company undertook the construction of the first two parts of the Dar es Salaam-Mwanza Railway, the fastest train line in East Africa, which we are developing in Tanzania, with a length of 705 km, stretching from Dar es Salaam to Makutupora. Tanzania Railways officials were very pleased with the meticulousness and work quality of Yapı Merkezi, that they entrusted us with another part of this very important railway line of the Republic of Tanzania.”

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