The rail network will connect the two countries and enhance trade. (Ethiopia Online)
The Ethiopia-Djibouti Rail Link is a 756-km stretch linking Addis Ababa and the Red Sea state of Djibouti. It will begin operation in October 2017.
The $3.4bn (£2.7bn) Ethio-Djibouti rail project was kick-started in 2016 with China’s EXIM Bank providing about 70% of the funding.