The Ethiopia-Djibouti railway is one of the mega infrastructure projects on the continent. The railway connects the heart of Ethiopia with the port of Djibouti. It was built at a cost of $ 4 billion, most of it funded by China. The railway is anticipated to play a role in transforming economic growth not only in the two nations but in the whole of the Eastern Africa region. For people, it used to take at least three days to get to Djibouti using road transport.