Consultancy Services for Development of Railway Infrastructure for GSEZ Mineral Port at Libreville

Consultancy Services for Development of Railway Infrastructure for GSEZ Mineral Port at Libreville

The Gabon Special Economic Zone (GSEZ) plans to increase the volume of iron ore and manganese being transported through its port facilities in Libreville, Gabon.

To achieve a higher annual throughput, major investments are required: new railway tracks, a rolling stock workshop, a rotary dumper and additional rolling stock.

DESCRIPTION

CANARAIL, now SYSTRA Canada, was mandated to carry out preliminary studies for the development of dedicated railway tracks and a new rolling stock repair and maintenance shop at the GSEZ Mineral Port in Libreville. The facilities would be phased out to handle three different annual throughputs: 10 MTPA, 20 MTPA and 40 MTPA. The assignment included:

  • Design of a rolling stock repair and maintenance shop, divided into two phases;
  • Preliminary design of railway tracks;
  • Train operations analysis;
  • Current and future ore unloading capacity;
  • Rolling stock fleet and maintenance requirements;
  • Environmental framework and analysis;
  • CAPEX estimates.
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