Railway stations in Ghana

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Railway network of Ghana

List of Railway stations in Ghana includes:

Maps[edit]

Towns served by rail[edit]

Existing[edit]

The following towns or villages currently have rail service in Ghana; 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) gauge unless otherwise noted :

Accra station platforms and canopy.
Takoradi Railway Station.
Takoradi Station showing platforms and rolling stock on the lines.

East[edit]

  • Tema - (E) - port in east - proposed suburban terminus 2008 [1]



West[edit]




Centre[edit]

Eastern Border[edit]

  • 1,000 mm (3 ft 3 38 in) gauge
  • Togo Lomé -
  • Togo Ghana - border
  • Ghana Aflao - Diamond Cement Ghana Limited factory at Aflao to the Lomé Port is expected to be completed in early 2014.[2][3]

Proposed[edit]

This list includes regauged stations.

Far Northern Line[edit]

(far western line) [4][5]



ECOWAS Coastal Line[edit]

Approved[edit]



(far eastern line)


Suburban[edit]

(Suburban line)

Lake Volta branch to east:

Rehab 2008[edit]



Other[edit]

  • Kumasi, Boankra inland port, Kumasi-Paga through Buipe, to connect the Volta lake, Achimota-Tema port, Tamale-Yendi to connect Shieni (227m) iron deposit, Bosusi-Kibi to connect the bauxite deposit at Kibi and branch lines linking the towns where other mineral deposits have been identified.
  • Ghana Railway Development Authority has invited bids to convert the 950 km rail network from 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) narrow gauge to standard gauge, permitting 25 tonne axleloads and increasing speeds from 56 to 160 km/h. In the longer term, feasibility studies will look at introducing a suburban rail service from Accra to Kasoa, Winneba and Madina, as well as extending the railway to the north and connecting with the proposed Ecowas rail line across West Africa.

Closed[edit]

Timeline[edit]

2011[edit]




2010[edit]

2009[edit]

  • Ghana Railway Development Authority invites bids to convert the 950 km network to standard gauge [13]
  • Ghana plans major rail rehabilitation [14]

Standards[edit]

  • Couplings : AAR
  • Brakes : Air

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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