- Ghana Railway Company has announced that it would on Wednesday, February 12 and Friday, February 14, 2020, offer free train rides on its Accra-Nsawam line
- The train is expected to depart from the Nsawam station to Accra to 5:45 am and depart from Accra station to Nsawam at 5:30 pm each day
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The Ghana Railway Company has announced that it would on Wednesday 12th February and Friday 14th February 2020, offer free train rides on its Accra-Nsawam line.
This comes after the railway company addressed technical challenges that occurred while conducting a test run on the line with its regulator, the Ghana Railway Railway Development (GRDA).
The train is expected to depart from the Nsawam station to Accra to 5:45 am and depart from Accra station to Nsawam at 5:30 pm each day.
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A statement from the Ghana Railway company noted that “GRDA has given certification for GRCL to commence passenger service on the line.”
The statement assured Ghanaians that the rail line has been certified by its regulator as fit for commercial purposes.
"After successfully addressing the technical challenges, the GRCL conducted a joint test run with Ghana Railway Railway Development (GRDA), the Regulator, to ensure the suitability of the line for passenger service.
In the light of this, GRCL will provide free passenger service from Accra to Nsawam on Wednesday 12th and 14th Friday, 2020.
The train will depart from Nsawam station to Accra to 5:45 am and depart from Accra station to Nsawam at 5:30 pm each day,"excerpts from the statement.
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