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Italian Locomotive Project in Eritrea

The Italian government restoring four of the eleven surviving steam locomotives in Eritrea
It was all started in 1887. The Italian government funded the complete restoration of the first four of the eleven surviving classic steam locomotives to their original form and shape.

BY ALDO DI BIAGIO *

I believe in the Italian Locomotive project in Eritrea from the very beginning, not only because of its historical-symbolic value but also because of its undisputed strategic value as an incentive for the rehabilitation of relations with Asmara, in restoring confidence in the Italian system as an economic partner and to solicit the regional driving role of our country. Continue reading Italian Locomotive Project in Eritrea