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Sudan Plans $640 Million Railway Revamp as It Relinks With World

  • Nation seeking funds to restore idled half of national network
  • Eventual plan to connect country with Ethiopia, Chad, Eritrea
A train station in Atbara, northeast of Khartoum. 

A train station in Atbara, northeast of Khartoum. 

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Sudan is planning a $643 million revamp of its shattered railway network before connecting it to neighboring countries, part of efforts to revive an economy ravaged by decades of dictatorship and global isolation.