Chinese company delivers 6 more locomotives to Luanda railway system

27 June 2007

Luanda, Angola, 27 June – The last six of a total of eight locomotives ordered by Angolan railway company Caminho de Ferro de Luanda from Chinese company Sifang Loco & Rolling Stock will be delivered this month, the company said in Luanda.

Sifang Loco & Rolling Stock was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in Qingdao, a Chinese coastal city.

Caminho de Ferro de Luanda manages 541 kilometers of railroad lines, which include a main line from Luanda to Malanje (434 km) and three branch lines, namely Dondo, Gulungo Alto and Cacuaco.

Rail transport in Luanda began to operate again last May for the first time in 10 years, linking the city of Viana to the Rangel municipal area. (macauhub)