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Rail TAZARA Support for TAZARA following Chinese Director General visit

A few weeks ago the Chinese Director-General for African Affairs, Mr. Wu Peng, toured TAZARA, taking a train ride from Dar es Salaam to Yombo and into the Port of Dar es Salaam, where the railway facility interfaces with port operations.

Summing up the visit, the Managing Director of TAZARA, Eng. Bruno Chingandu, who accompanied Mr. Wu and… read more

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Rail Ghana Railway Company Ghana 98km Standard Gauge Tema-Mpakadan Line nearing completion

Ghana’s new 98km standard gauge railway line between Tema and Mpakadan is expected to be completed by the end of 2022, the country’s railway development ministry told reporters this week.

Construction of the line, part of a broader plan to link Ghana with Burkina Faso by rail, has suffered repeated delays since it was … read more

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Rail Kenya Railways Construction work on Nairobi Railway City to start in two months

Work on Nairobi’s futuristic railway city is expected to begin in two months, according to Kenyan industry sources. The final design for Nairobi’s new Central Railway Station, which lies at the heart of the 171ha site, was unveiled recently by Kenyan and UK government representatives.

The new design, which was completed by UK-based … read more

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Rail SouthAfrica Transnet Update on Transnet’s supply of Jet Fuel to O.R. Tambo International Airport

Transnet SOC is increasing the supply of jet fuel through the National Multi-Product Pipeline from Durban to the inland. This is as repairs to the railway line gets underway following damage from the floods in recent weeks.

Currently, TPL is transporting 14 million litres of jet fuel between Natref and OR Tambo International … read more

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Rail Zimbabwe National Rail National Railways of Zimbabwe achievements 2021-2022

The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) is a state-owned enterprise established by an Act of Parliament (The Railways Act). The NRZ is in the business of rail transportation and maintenance. The railway line covers a total of 2760km with 67 cautions stretching over 249.72 km. Furthermore, NRZ has vast tracts of land and properties system-… read more

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Rail Rovos Rail Silversea and Rovos Rail team up on South African cruise itineraries

Silversea Cruises and Rovos Rail have paired up to offer cruise and rail combinations on Silversea’s upcoming South African itineraries for the 2022/23 cruise season. Silversea will be deploying the luxury cruise ship Silver Spirit in South Africa, sailing 15-night roundtrip cruises from Cape Town between December and February… read more

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Rail TAZARA Critical Tazara bridge to reopen in july

Freight and passenger operations across the critical Chambeshi bridge in eastern Zambia will resume on 22 July, the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) said on Wednesday. The bridge has been closed since it was damaged by floods in May 2021, forcing trains from Tanzania to terminate at Kasama, 630km for the Zambian terminus … read more

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