Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania
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MINISTER FOR WORKS, TRANSPORT AND CCOMMUNICATION VISITS SGR PROJECT


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09
May
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Minister for Works, Transport and Communication Prof. Makame Mbarawa visited the Standard Gauge Railway construction Site and inspected the progress of construction of rail bow and the slippers factory and demanding the Contractors Yapi Markes and Motaengel Africa who is constructing Standard Gauge Railways from Dar es salaam to Morogoro kilometer 205 to finish the project on time.

Speaking after inspecting the rail bow construction progress at the construction area from Pugu, Soga to Ngerengere, Prof.Mbarawa congratulates the constructor and insisted the constructors to speed up the work.

Prof. Mbarawa ordered Director General of Tanzania Railways Corporation Mr. Masanja Kadogosa to start the process of ordering new locomotives engines which fits the standard gauge railway and he insisted the Corporation Management to prepare for experts who will run the Standard Gauge Railway operations and bussiness wise.

The first phase construction of Standard Gauge Railway which start from Dar es salaam to Morogoro 205 kilomenter is expected to be accomplished in 2019 over 2600 kilomentrer are expected to be constructed from Dar es salaam- Morogoro- Isaka- Mwanza and Tabora so as to link Tanzania with neighboring countries to increase economic relationship between them.