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Rail Tanzania Railways What Is Up Next For The Machipanda Line?

The Machipanda railway line is part of the Beira corridor, serving the landlocked countries of Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The original 317km railway was built in 1899. Rehabilitation of this line began in August 2021, and is a vital line for the economy of the central region of the count… read more

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Rail Cameroon Camrail Cameroon-Chad transport corridor

The proposed project development objective is to improve the efficiency and safety of regional trade transport along the Douala-N’Djamena intermodal corridor.

In Chad, the financing agreement was signed on April 28, 2022, and reached effectiveness on December 21, 2022. The pre-qualification process for the works divided into … read more

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Rail Uganda Railways Refurbishment of the Kampala-Malaba Meter Gauge Railway Line

EAC Railway Rehabilitation Support – Project Refurbishment of the Kampala-Malaba Meter Gauge Railway Line.

The Government of Uganda has secured a loan from the African Development Bank for the EAC Railway Rehabilitation Support Project, which aims to refurbish the Kampala-Malaba Meter Gauge Railway Line. The project has two primary … read more

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Cameroon North Congo-Ntam-Port Of Kribi Railway Line Construction Project

Cameroon entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with Bestway Finance Ltd and Austsino Resources Group Ltd in 2021, to build a 540 km railway line connecting the iron ore site at Mbalam to the multimodal ore port at Kribi. The port, with a capacity of over 100 million tonnes per year, is currently under construction. The project will e… read more

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Rail Namibia TransNamib Namibia upgrade of railway line from Kransberg to Otijwarongo station

The African development bank has published the final Environmental And Social Impact Assessment Report Phase 1 Kranzberg Station To Otjiwarongo Station – as part of the Namibia Transport Infrastructure Improvement Phase II programme.

In essence, the primary focus of the project is to enhance the line’s capacity to accommodate 20 ton… read more

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Rail Kenya Railways Kenya Railways commences early works of the Nairobi Railway City

Phase 1 of The Nairobi Railway City, a transformative project to redevelop the Nairobi Central Railway station and surrounding areas into a Multi-Modal, Transit Oriented, Urban Development, has begun with early works construction by Kenya Railways. On December 7, 2022, H.E Hon William Samoei Ruto led the groundbreaking ceremony at the Nairobi Ce… read more

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Nigeria Lagos commences test run Of the Blue Line Train

The Lagos State Government has begun testing the Blue Line Train, which runs from Marina Station to Mile 2 Train Station. The Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LMRT) is an ambitious urban rail project designed to revolutionize transportation in the state, and it is an offshoot of the Lagos Strategic Transport Master Plan, which seeks… read more

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AA Travenews Ukrainian Railways relaunches Ukraine-Romania railway connection

The twice-daily connection between Ukraine and Romania has reopened. Back in August 2022, amid the Russian aggression and invasion in Ukraine, railway workers rebuild twenty kilometers of new track, which was closed for seventeen years. Ukraine waited another four months for Romania to complete their part.

The new network was build between… read more

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Rail TAZARA TAZARA to adjust fares

Due to the escalation of operating costs and the continuous reduction in the exchange value of the currencies both in Tanzania and Zambia over the years, it has been deemed imperative to adjust the passenger train fares upwards.

Therefore, the base fares for the Express and Ordinary Passenger Trains have been adjusted upwards… read more

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Rail Egypt Egytian Railways Talgo Intercity Trains start operations in Egypt

Egypt’s national railway company ENR has started this week the commercial operation of the Intercity trains built by Talgo in Spain. The first services connect the Egyptian capital, Cairo, and the city of Alexandria. This milestone confirms the satisfactory progress of the project for the supply of six units and their maintenance f… read more

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