The train from Addis Ababa to Djibouti has officially started.
Departures from the new Lebu station outside Addis are at 8:00am, but be there 30 minutes before for baggage checks and immigration processing. And need to buy your ticket 24 hours in advance.
It takes around 10 hours to reach to Djibouti boarder.
You need to have a visa on your passport to purchase your Addis - Djibouti train ticket