Ghana’s Railway in colonial terms received the single largest expenditure item in budgets. Railway expenditure accounted for 31.4% of total public expenditure in 1898-1931.
By the year 2000, the coaches hitherto seen weaving through towns carrying gold cocoa and timber have largely screeched to a loud halt.
Latest JoyNews hotline documentary reveals low investment and failure by governments to walk to the talk is to blame for the decline.
President Akufo-Addo’s pledge to revive the sector is not reviving the backing of all players. Here are excerpts of the documentary titled Rusty rails.
Rusty Rails airs at 8:30 pm Monday with a repeat broadcast at 6:30 pm on Tuesday on the JoyNews Channel on Multi TV.
It will also air this Thursday, October 31, at 8:45 am, on the Super Morning Show on Joy FM.
Watch the preview below: