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Rail Kenya Railways Kenya: Rehabilitation Of The Nanyuki Railway Line On Course

The rehabilitation and repair of the Nanyuki – Nairobi railway branch line is now in high gear. Kenya Railways recently delivered a locomotive, a coach and carriers to Nanyuki to aid in the rehabilitation process. The equipment is being used to carry the workers and materials.

The works which are set to be implemented in six … read more

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Rail TAZARA TAZARA operations interupted by landslide

The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) is frantically working on restoring train operations following a disruption occasioned by a landslide that occurred on 30th April 2020 around the Mwakanga area, 32 kilometres South-West of Dar es Salaam.

The landslide was caused by heavy and persistent rainfall in the area, which weaken… read more

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Senegal Dakar freight line rebuild completed

Reconstruction of the metre-gauge freight railway through the suburbs of Dakar has been successfully completed, despite the constraints imposed by new working arrangements to protect against coronavirus.

The electrified 1 435 mm gauge TER express rail link to the capital’s Blaise Diagne International Airport is being built alongs… read more

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Rail Madagascar MADARAIL Madagascar Looking To Revitalise Rail And Bus Operations

Modernising urban transport has always been hinged on the current and projected congestion of a city and efficient transport modes for both people and goods (among other considerations). In Greater Antananarivo the population is expected to increase significantly by 2025, with recent figures projecting roughly 4.2 million people. This is probabl… read more

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Rail TAZARA Tanzania Railway Corporation

Tanzania Railway Corporation is continuing with compensation in Dodoma for all citizens who have been impacted by the construction project of the modern railway in Morogoro. Covid-19 protocols are in place to mitigate risk to the community.

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Rail Uganda Railways Uganda rail service effected

Uganda Railroad as announced to halt all pessenger services in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

All passenger train services were already suspended on March 23rd 2020 until further notice. Freight trains will continue to operate.

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Rail TAZARA TAZARA without cross border traffic

From next week, the TAZARA passenger trains will not cross the border between Tanzania and Zambia. Instead, the passenger trains will run within the respective boundaries of Tanzania and Zambia.

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Rail Uganda Railways Uganda Rail halted

In the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic, passenger train services in Uganda were suspended on March 23rd 2020 until further notice. However, freight trains will continue to operate.

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Angola Luanda Surface Metro: Contructions to start this year

During a visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Angola, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Siemens Mobility and the Angolan Transport Minister for the constructions of the Luanda Surface Metro.

It is expected the constructions to begin already in 2020. Part of the city council master plan is to build two suface metro systems.

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