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ArcelorMittal Liberia iron ore train
Iron ore train operated by ArcelorMittal Liberia
hauled by a General Electric ES44AC 4400hp Co-Co diesel electric locomotive

Liberia has never had a public railway network, but between the 1960s and the 1980s three distinct lines were constructed for the transport of iron ore:

In 2019, the Liberian government signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a mining company with interests at Zogota, Guinea, which would involve the construction of a new railway in Liberia to facilitate the export of iron ore.

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