Yapı Merkezi is constructing the fastest railway in East Africa. The first phase of the 1,224 km total line, the 202 km long Dar Es Salaam - Morogoro Railway Project, is the most critical part of the project. When the 5-part line is completed, it will connect Uganda, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania, and provide access to the Indian Ocean for all related countries.
The groundbreaking ceremony took place on on April 12, 2017 at Pugu with the participation of HE Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli as President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the United Republic of Tanzania, Hon. Prof. Makame Mbarawa as Minister of Works, Transport and Communication, Mr. Yunus Belet as acting Ambassador of Republic of Turkey in Dar Es Salaam, Mr. Erdem Arıoğlu as Vice Chairman of Yapı Merkezi, Mr. Özge Arıoğlu as CEO of Yapı Merkezi, Mr. Emre Aykar as Yapı Merkezi Board Member and , Mr. Abdullah Kılıç as Yapı Merkezi East Africa Regional Manager.
All works pertaining to design, manufacture, assembly and operation startup of track superstructure, electrification, signaling, telecommunication, central control systems are being carried out by Yapı Merkezi.
202 km-long single line will be constructed at a design speed of 160 km / h between Dar Es Salaam and Morogoro. During the 30-month project, a total of 33 million cubic meters of excavation work will be undertaken; 96 pieces of 6,500 meter-long bridge and overpasses, 460 culverts, 6 stations and repair and maintenance workshops will be constructed.