A catalyst for growth and connectivity


New Kano-Maradi Railway Line

The New Kano-Maradi railway project seeks to ensure passenger and goods transport between cities.

Thus, it will truly catalyse economic development, cross-border trade and industrial and agricultural growth.

This new railway line (1435-mm gauge) has an approximate length of 500 km, aimed at allowing a speed of 150 km/h for passengers and goods. The project also includes 19 railway stations, 6 maintenance yards and factories, 52 railway bridges, 104 road overpasses and 6 road underpasses.

Key numbers

Sector

Mobility

Location

Nigeria

Year

2019-2024

Status

Ongoing

Services

Engineering

Railway

502 km

Gauge

1 435 mm

Railway stations

19

Railway maintenance yard

6

Passengers/year

4 154 225

Goods Traffic

1 385 025 tons/year

Impact

Quadrante was responsible for developing the preliminary and detailed design of some disciplines, the general coordination, interconnection with the companies responsible for developing the necessary studies of environmental impact, as well as with the company responsible for assessing social impacts.