In accordance to
President Akufo-Addo, this is to revamp the sector which has deteriorated more than
the yrs because colonial rule ended in Ghana.
“The British still left us a performing railway system, we didn’t look just after it, and we allowed it to deteriorate. For this element of the 21st century, a main accountability is on you, on me, my successors, to rebuild the railway infrastructure in our place,” he explained.
President Akufo-Addo reported this when addressing staff of the Ghana Railway Enterprise Restricted (GRCL) at the Diesel Numerous Unit workshop get rid of in Tema as section of his tour of the Higher Accra region.
“It is apparent that rail transportation is environmentally pleasant, it is effective, it is much less high-priced and it is usually a much more clever way of relocating people and goods than any other variety of transportation.
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Minister for Railways Progress, Joe Ghartey, also in his remarks pointed out that by 2023, Ghana have to have a viable railway sector that will meet up with the transportation requires of the citizenry.
He further indicated that in excess of 10 coaches which had been to be scrapped have been being reformed by the hardworking GRCL personnel.