The Cameroon Railways Company (Camrail) currently managed by the Bolloré Group have announced the commissioning of nine new locomotives. Camrail says the ceremony will take place in Douala and will be chaired by Cyrille Bolloré,the General Manger of Bolloré Transport Logistics.
The locomotives equipped with a towing capacity of 3,000 horsepower each were delivered to Camrail by a South African company, Grindrod, which supplies locomotives to 43 African countries. Camrail has reportedly invested 13.5 billion CFA francs in restructuring railway transport systems in Cameroon.
According to statistics, Camrail transports 1.6 million passengers and about 1,650 million tonnes of cargo each year.