Ethio-Djibouti Railway Diversifying Services

The Ethio-Djibouti Railway (EDR) Share Company is diversifying its services and building its capacity, Chief Executive Officer Abdi Zenebe said.

The CEO told ENA that the company has commenced transporting medium and heavy trucks from Djibouti to Addis Ababa.

Some 63 heavy and medium trucks have arrived at the Ethiopian capital today.

According to Abdi, this service will be enhanced and complemented with other different modes of transportation in order to increase the efficiency of the logistics sector at large.

He added that diversification is one of the major strategies of the company with focuses on the priorities of the government like agriculture, mining, and manufacturing.

EDR,which launched the transportaion of automobiles and small vehicles last Ethiopian year, has the capability to transport 240 automobiles with one train.

"We have been able to transport about 3,000 automobiles during the last 7 months and this will continue," the CEO said.

Ethio-Djibouti Railway Share Company is owned by Ethioipia and Djibouti, and plays a big role in bringing economic integration between the countries.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency