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Multinational - Feasibility Study for the Proposed Standard Gauge Railway (Sgr) Connecting Ethiopia and Sudan - Project Appraisal Report


The Governments of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and The Sudan have completed bilateral agreements for cooperation in a number of economic sectors. Among them is an understanding to jointly develop a railway line, linking Addis Ababa in Ethiopia to Khartoum in Sudan, and extending to Port Sudan on the Red Sea coast. The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) will follow the agreed route of Addis Ababa, along to Awash-Kombolcha-Weldiya, on to Wereta – Gonder – Metema – Galabat - Gadarif – Kassala – Haiya and to the Port of Sudan, a total estimated distance of 1,522 km.

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