Africa News The American General Electric delivers 5 locomotives to Cameroon

The American General Electric delivers 5 locomotives to Cameroon


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Posted on 22.01.2019 at 22:18 by APA News

The American manufacturer General Electric has just delivered 5 locomotives, a total cost of 12.3 billion FCFA, to the Cameroon Railways (CAMRAIL) subsidiary of the French multinational Bolloré, APA learned Tuesday from the carrier. 3300 hp each, these machines, which will be put into service next February are, according to the purchaser, endowed with the latest technology for which a dozen of his collaborators was formed in the United States, and will allow to reinforce the capacities of dealer, and improve the quality of services offered to rail service users.

The other 4 locomotives of the same order, which are financed by the State of Cameroon, are expected in the coming months, and are part of the investments planned under the 2nd Five-Year Plan for Railway Investments.

Cameroon is, it is recalled, engaged in a process of acquisition of passenger rolling stock for the revival of passenger activities, now consisting of 25 passenger cars from the South Korean CIM-SSRT, and 5 modules railcars from the Swiss company Stadler.


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