The Ghanaian Government has invested $39.5m in a bid to rehabilitate the Accra-Tema railway line in the country.

The government will launch two Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) trains costing $23m.

The DMU’s will contain eight coaches and will be able to carry about 1,200 passengers a trip.

The government also said the 10km Tema extension from Asoprochona station, worth $16.5m, will open by the end of the month.