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Awash-Kombolcha-Hara Gebaya Railway Project, which has a length of 392 kms, initiating from the north east of the city of Awash and arrive to Weldia through the city of Kombolcha.The Awash-Kombolcha-Hara Gebaya Project has a significant importance as it connects the northern and eastern economic and traffic corridor of Ethiopia. The railway to be built will connect the railway lines from Mekelle to Hara Gebaya and then Addis to Djibouti, which is the main transport corridor for both passenger and freight traffic, and for transport of imported and exported goods via Djibouti Port. Furthermore, the construction of this railway will play an active and significant role in connecting the northern region of the country with the central part.The Awash-Kombolcha-Hara Gebaya Railway Project which has an estimated 1,7 Billion USD shall be completed in 66 months and the design works for the project will be handled by Yapı Merkezi as well. In addition to the length of the main line which is approximately 390 kms, station lines are 18 kms and the maintenance lines are 40 kms. The length of the total line is approximately 425 kms.