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Rail Namibia TransNamib TransNamib gains momentum with Key Rail projects and Government support

While attending the Land-Linked Zambia 2024 event in Zambia on the 4th and 5th of April, Railways Africa Magazine had the opportunity to have a brief Coffee with the Editor session with TransNamib’s acting CEO, Webster Gonzo. Followers of the industry are aware that there is much happening and anticipated in the Namibian rail sector, spur… read more

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AA Travenews Swala Rail Solutions' vision for rail in the DRC and Zambia

In this episode of Railways Africa Magazine’s “Coffee with the Editor,” filmed at the recent Land-Linked Zambia 2024 event, we sit down with Sifiso Ndhlukula, Managing Director of Swala Logistics. Sifiso discusses the establishment of Swala Rail Solutions, a commercial company registered in the DRC in 2022, with the aim of operating rail service… read more

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Rail TAZARA TAZARA: Boosting Operational Capabilities, Enhancing Regional Integration

In a recent interview with Railways Africa Magazine, at the Land-Linked Zambia 2024 event, Bruno Ching’andu, Managing Director of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), provided significant insights into the ongoing efforts to revitalise the TAZARA railway system, which is jointly owned by the governments of Zambia and Tanzania. He high… read more

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Rail Tanzania Railways Tanzania Railways announces arrival af modern EMU rrains

Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) has officially announced the arrival of the first set of modern Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) trains at the Port of Dar es Salaam. This significant milestone occurred on April 3, 2024, marking a crucial phase in Tanzania’s rail transport modernization efforts.

The first shipment includes five elect… read more

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Malawi Nsanje Marka – Bangula rail rehabilitation project

The Nsanje Marka – Bangula rail rehabilitation project located in the Southern region, is making strides under the execution of China Railway 20th Bureau Group Corporation Limited with CIVILIA as the consultant. This initiative falls under the oversight of the Ministry of Transport and Public Works, specifically the Department of Railway … read more

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Rail Ghana Railway Company Trains set to operate on the Tema-Mpakadan route arrived in Ghana

Accra, Ghana – V.A.O.B, in collaboration with the Ministry of Railways Development, is pleased to announce the arrival of the new trains – set to serve the Tema-Mpakadan route. This marks a significant milestone as V.A.O.B becomes the first Ghanaian-owned company to supply rolling stock to the Government of Ghana. This milestone marks a c… read more

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Rail Ethiopia Ethiopia-Sudan Railway advances: Feasibility study sets stage for next phase

The African Development Bank recently released its Implementation Progress and Results Report (IPR) for the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) Feasibility Study between Ethiopia and Sudan, dated 14 March 2024. The study, initiated during the COVID-19 pandemic, experienced some delays.

This feasibility study assessed the corridor pl… read more

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Zambia Upgrades set for Nakonde border post to boost Zambia-Tanzania trade

The Government of Zambia, represented by the Ministry of Finance and National Planning, and TradeMark Africa (TMA), have entered into a Partner Support Agreement (PSA) to upgrade the Nakonde One Stop Border Post, a key trade route between Zambia and Tanzania. Funded by the UK government, the ZMK 197 million (£7.1 million) project will improve th… read more

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Rail Botswana Railways Botswana Railways collaboration opportunity for passenger train services

In the twelfth issue of Railways Africa Magazine, an article entitled “Botswana Continues Strategic Rail Expansion and Infrastructure Enhancement” sheds light on Botswana’s ambitious rail sector developments. The Honourable Eric Mothibi Molale, Minister of Transport and Public Works for Botswana, revealed plans under consideration by the Ministr… read more

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AA Travenews Investing in Africa's Railways for sustainable development

The Southern African Railways Association (SARA) is pleased to announce the forthcoming annual Conference and Exhibition, scheduled for 20-23 August 2024 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. This year’s event, themed “Boosting Continental Trade via Rail: Investments in African Railways for the Sustainable Development of … read more

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