China Civil Engineering Construction Corp. and China Railway Construction Corp. won a second contract in under three years to
build the sixth phase and final portion of 2,561-km railway line
in East Africa.
Overcoming pandemic challenges, the team behind the largest highway improvement project on Tanzania’s Zanzibar archipelago completed work on time, below budget and with no reported COVID-19 cases in its workforce.
The standard-gauge line route stretches from Dar es Salaam on the Indian Ocean to land-locked Rawanda and Burundi and parallels the existing narrow-gauge line for much of the way before establishing new links to the interior.