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AA Travenews International Forum On The Financing Of Rail Projects In Africa

The first “International Forum on the Financing of Rail Projects in Africa” held from 19 to 20 October 2023 in Diamniadio-Dakar organised by the Senegalese State Railways (CFS) and the International Union of Railways (UIC) and attended by Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal.

The first “International Forum on Financing Rail Pro… read more

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Rail TAZARA Zambia wants TAZARA corridor restored

Zambia’s President Hakainde Hichilema has expressed a strong desire for the prompt restoration of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA Corridor), which connects Zambia to Tanzania, to facilitate the efficient transportation of goods and petroleum products.

TAZARA, originally constructed by the Chinese government in t… read more

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Angola Report Back Angola Rail 2023 - Railway Technical Conference

The closing session of the second edition of the cycle of Railway Technical Conferences was graced by the attendance of the Secretary of State for Land Transport, Dr. Jorge Bengui. He represented Dr. Ricardo de Abreu, the Angola Minister of Transport.

Jorge Bengui highlighted the significance of this event, which marked the 135th an… read more

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Rail Zambia Railway ZRL Zambia to rehabilitate three rail lines in 2024

Zambia plans to rehabilitate 150 km of the Zambia Railways, TAZARA, and Mulobezi Railway lines, the 2024 budget documents have revealed. Total railway transport rehabilitation is expected to reach 67 million Kwacha, up from K57 million in the 2023 budget, according to the figures in the budget.

The Ministry of Finance has all… read more

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Rail Tanzania Railways Southern Africa Railway safety week celebration date

The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania through the Ministry of Transport and Institutions in charge of railway safety expects to celebrate the National Railway Safety Week at the grounds of the Tanzania Railway Technology Institute (TIRTEC), in the Tabora region from 09 to 13 October, 2023.

The Government of the Sixth Pha… read more

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South-Africa Gauteng-Limpopo Rail Link project

In September 2023, the Limpopo Provincial Government held its Executive Council (EXCO) meeting, where several significant matters were discussed, and crucial decisions were made. Here is a highlight specifically relating to the proposed Gauteng-Limpopo Rail Link Project:

A memorandum on the proposed Gauteng-Limpopo rail link projectread more

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Rail TAZARA Chinese concessionaire to run TAZARA Railway in 2024

In a significant development for the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), it has been revealed that a Chinese concessionaire is poised to take control of the railway as early as the first quarter of 2024. The announcement came from Frank Tayali, the Zambian Minister of Transport and Logistics, who accompanied President Hakainde Hic… read more

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Rail Tanzania Railways Tanzania Railways Corporation Seeks Expertise For Business Transformation

The Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) is taking a forward-thinking approach to revolutionize its operations and position itself as a leader in the transportation sector. In a recent tender announcement, the corporation has expressed interest in partnering with qualified consultants to draft a comprehensive Business Transformation… read more

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