MetEC has manufactured two trams on a trial basis
Addis Ababa: January 5, 2014 (FBC) – The Metals and Engineering Corporation in Ethiopia has manufactured two trams for trial. The trams are of good quality and up to a European standard.
MetEC has also started building 530 train carriages for the railway projects that are underway in Ethiopia.
20 Ethiopians, trained by Hungarian technicians, took part in manufacturing the trams.
Manufacturing the trams locally has a significant positive impact in saving hard currency, in promoting technological transfer of knowledge and in creating employment opportunities.