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Rail Namibia TransNamib TransNamib To Upgrade Rail, Locomotives

TransNamib of Namibia has embarked on the rehabilitation and maintenance of the railway line as part of plans to improve the company’s ability to operate and move freight safely.

Abigail Raubenheimer, Corporate Communications Manager at TransNamib says the Namibian government as the owner of the railway infrastructure has rea… read more

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Rail SouthAfrica Transnet Transnet Rail operations nearly back to full tilt

Transnet Freight Rail CEO, Sizakele Mzimela, says most rail corridors used by the company are now back to normal operations. This after industrial action brought operations to a near halt, with unions and Transnet in deadlocked wage negotiations for at least 12 days.

“Most corridors have now returned to normal operations and the vol… read more

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Malawi Malawi rew Railway development

Malawi is looking to develop a railway line and associated services from the Central region to the Northern region. The transaction is set to be delivered as a PPP, to optimise the efficient delivery of railway services by leveraging the private sector. A tender has been issued and closes at 2:00 pm local time (Malawi) on 15th November 20… read more

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Liberia Liberia establishes National Railway Authority NRA

The President of the Republic, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, has issued Executive Order #112 establishing the National Railway Authority (NRA) with the responsibility to, amongst other things, manage railway and associated infrastructures owned by the Government of Liberia.

The Order which was issued Monday, October 17, 2022, … read more

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Zambia Zambia accelerating efforts to ensure railway sector improves

Transport and Logistics Minister Frank Tayali says Zambia is accelerating efforts to ensure that the railway sector improves its efficiency and contributes to the movement of heavy and bulk cargo in the region, thereby preserving the road infrastructure.

Mr Tayali has further noted that collaboration with the private sector is key t… read more

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Rail TAZARA TAZARA traffic volumes surge on back of open access

The arrival of open access freight operations on the state-owned TAZARA Railway will not only boost traffic on the railway but also generate funds for much-needed maintenance, say private operators.

Trains have recently started running the full length of the 1,860km line following the reopening of the Chambeshi River bridge i… read more

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Rail Egypt Egytian Railways Egyptian National Railways 10th Ramadan Railway Link- Project Update

Provision of a sovereign loan of up to EUR 40 million to the Arab Republic of Egypt, to be on-lent to Egyptian National Railways ("ENR"). The loan will be used to partially finance the supply and installation of the railway tracks, and signalling and telecommunication systems of Robeiky - 10th of Ramadan - Belbeis Railway Line ("the Project"). I… read more

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