CONGO: Minister for Transport, Civil Aviation & Shipping Rodolphe Adada visited Electro-Motive Diesel’s plant at Muncie in the USA at the end of January to inspect 10 Type GT38AC locomotives which Delegation Générale des Grands Travaux has ordered for use on the Chemin de Fer Congo-Océan network.

The 1 067 mm gauge diesel locomotives are expected to arrive at the port of Pointe-Noire by the end of March, for entry into service shortly afterwards.

CIM is EMD’s local sales representative in Congo.