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Djibouti-Ethiopia rail showcases China's expertise and funding

It designed the system and provided trains and engineers for 745.6 km line

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The opening ceremony for Africa's first electric, transnational railway, which cost US$4b and took six years to complete, before its inaugural journey from Djibouti to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, on Jan 10.

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THE 10.24am train out of Djibouti's capital drew some of the biggest names in the Horn of Africa last month. Serenaded by a chorus of tribal singers, the crush of African leaders, European diplomats and pop icons climbed the stairs of the newly built train station and merrily

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