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In Africa, delayed investment over several decades has created a massive gap in development of railway infrastructure throughout the continent. This has resulted in wide-ranging consequences, impacting on every aspect of the continent’s socio-economic well-being. A modern rail transportation network will achieve transformative and long-term benefits, from boosting intra and inter-African trade, tourism and job creation, to improving access to markets and vital resources. The future of a connected Africa requires not only substantial financial investment – an estimated $65 billion per annum – but also institutional expertise with the credibility, technical ability, global experience and market insight to deliver railway projects.
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