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  • Repairs of Chambeshi Railway Bridge to start

    Chambeshi railway bridge repair contract signed


    ZAMBIA: A four-month project to repair the Chambeshi Railway Bridge on the Tanzania – Zambia Railway is to begin in March, after Jianngsu Gold Civil Construction Co signed a US$1·6m contract for the works. Freight services are expected to restart in July, along with cross-border passenger ...

  • ZRL and Zamtel have signed an MoU

    Zambia Railways to benefit from telecoms firm’s digitalisation expertise


    ZAMBIA: National telecoms company Zamtel has signed a memorandum of understanding to provide Zambia Railways Ltd with voice and data communications as well as digitalisation technology. As part of the agreement, Zambia Railways’ telecoms network on the corridor from Chililabombwe to Livingstone will be integrated with the ...

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    TAZARA urged to seek freight traffic ‘aggressively’


    AFRICA: The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority board chaired by Tanzania and Zambia’s permanent secretaries responsible for transport has directed the railway’s management to ‘aggressively seek additional freight traffic in order to capture more business’. The railway should also take steps to improve safety, increase capacity accommodate more private ...

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    TAZARA and Copperbelt University form skills development partnership


    ZAMBIA: Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority and Copperbelt University have signed an agreement establishing a joint educational campus in Mpika which the international railway operator said would ‘create unheralded value and opportunities for both the university and the railway industry’. The campus at TAZARA’s existing training centre will offer ...