A light train manufacturing factory in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is to launch production, according to Fana Broadcasting Corporate.
The factory is a subsidiary to Metal and Engineering Corporation’s (METEC) Locomotive Industry and is situated in a place commonly known as Cherkos.
Currently, the factory has manufactured a prototype light train.
Manager of the Locomotive Industry, Tsegaye Gebrekirstos, said the factory was established at a cost of $13 million to import manufacturing materials and manufacture the sample train.
Tsegaye said, in addition to assembling manufacturing materials, the factory manufactures light trains.
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