Local News :

Home   >   News   >   Social   >   201901
Encroachers Take Over Accra-Tema Railway Line   
 
  << Prev  |  Next >>
 
08-Jan-2019  
Comments ( 5 )     Email    Print
       
 
 
 
Hon. Joe Ghartey
 
Related Stories
 
The Ghana Railways Company Limited (GRCL) had scheduled to open passenger service on the Accra Tema, Accra-Nsawam railway line today, January, 8, 2019.

However, that plan has been put on hold because encroachers have taken over the railway line.

Speaking in an interview on Monday’s edition of Peace FM morning show ‘Kokrokoo’, sector Minister, Joe Ghartey said they need to hold on with their plan for the encroachers to be moved and to avoid the loss of life.

According to him, even though the ministry in collaboration with GRCL made sure the encroachers stayed away from the railway line some time ago, they came back during the Christmas and New Year festivities.

"Areas such as Circle, Avenor, and Achimota are filled with people trading and doing other activities. Motor cycles are even using the railway line; very surprising. The ministry has therefore given the GRCL two weeks to ensure the encroachers vacate the area for the trains to start working" he indicated.
 
 
Source: Rebecca Addo Tetteh/Peacefmonline.com/[email protected]
 
 

Comments ( 5 ): Post Your Comments >>

 
 
 
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed here are those of the writers and do not reflect those of Peacefmonline.com. Peacefmonline.com accepts no responsibility legal or otherwise for their accuracy of content. Please report any inappropriate content to us, and we will evaluate it as a matter of priority.