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    Maputo – Harare logistics service launched


    AFRICA: Diversified logistics company Unitrans Africa has launched dedicated rail freight services between the Port of Maputo in Mozambique and three trading hubs at Harare, Bulawayo and Gweru in Zimbabwe.

  • DP World Maputo launches rail service between Maputo and Harare

    Maputo – Harare container train launched


    AFRICA: DP World has launched a dedicated container service from Maputo in Mozambique to Harare in Zimbabwe, and is planning further services to connect Maputo with Zimbabwe, South Africa and Swaziland. DP World Maputo holds a concession to manage the container terminal at Maputo. It said ...

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    Legal dispute over aborted NRZ investment plan


    ZIMBABWE: National Railways of Zimbabwe’s decision to terminate a US$400m recapitalisation agreement is being challenged in court by the Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group, which is seeking damages worth US$236m. In mid-September, DIDG instructed its lawyers to sue NRZ and Transport Minister Joel Biggie Matiza following the ...

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    National Railways of Zimbabwe orders Russian wagons


    ZIMBABWE: National Railways of Zimbabwe has signed an agreement for United Wagon Co to supply 100 open wagons. They are scheduled to be delivered within 12 months of NRZ finalising an export loan with the assistance of the Russian supplier. The 1 067 mm gauge wagons are ...

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    Failure ‘not an option’ for maize shipments


    AFRICA: The Grain Marketing Board of Zimbabwe has awarded Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority, Zambia Railways Ltd and National Railways of Zimbabwe a contract to transport 17 000 tonnes of maize from Tanzania to Bulawayo. Deliveries will run for three months from September 9, and if successful the contract ...

  • The Ganz-Mavag Class EM/ET electric multiple-unit cars are to be used in Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

    New Zealand trains sold to Tanzania and Zimbabwe


    AFRICA: An initial 34 Ganz-Mavag Class EM/ET electric multiple-unit cars which a South African rolling stock broker has acquired from Greater Wellington Regional Council for reuse in Tanzania and Zimbabwe has been shipped from New Zealand. The 44 Hungarian-built two-car EMUs entered service in 1982. They are being replaced by ...

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    Zimbabwe split


    THIS MONTH is due to see the Zimbabwe government take over responsibility for ownership and financing of rail infrastructure, with the implementation of the Railways Amendment Act 1997. The Act provides for the transfer of NRZ-owned infrastructure and land to the state, leaving National Railways of Zimbabwe to focus on ...