New Metro Keeps Ethiopia on Growth Track

The new urban rail service in Ethiopia's capital was inaugurated on September 20th, 2015. (Photo: Reuters)


A novelty for many in Ethiopia’s capital, a new trainline stretching nearly 20 miles in Addis Ababa. The country was already achieving growth of eight percent. With a new metro that can carry up to 60,000 passengers a day that could soon be even higher. (Reuters)

Addis Ababa launches modern urban rail service (BBC News)
Modernizing Ethiopia Opens $475-Million, China-Built Urban Rail (Bloomberg)
China in driving seat as Ethiopian capital gets new tramway (AFP)

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