• Embassy of Ethiopia

Hayat-Torhailoch railway route commences operation

The Addis Ababa light railway western route commences operation on Tuesday (November 10). The communication affairs head for Ethiopian Railway Corporation, Dereje Tefera said, the tariff of the western route which extends from Hayat to Torhailoch is similar with the North-South route. Dereje said, the difference in the service ticket and the color of the trains will help passengers who use the two routes. He added that 20-21 trains will deliver service daily on Hayat- Torhailoch route. The Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit project is an electrified light rail transit system with a total length of 34.25-kms where the North-South line is 16.9-kms and East-West line 17.35-kms long. The first route of the light railway has already began operations on September 20 this year.