Zambia will Extend Railway Network

Zambia will Extend Railway Network
August 5, 2011 11:23 am

The Zambia Government has signed an agreement with foreign investors to carry out three rail projects in the country.

The first contract involves the extension of Chipata-Mchinji railway line to Mpika through Petauke to be linked to the Tanzania & Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA).

The second agreement involves the construction of a 1,000km railway line from Solwezi to Kasempa and Kaoma to Katima Mulilo that will run up to Namibia through Walvis Bay.

The other agreement covers a 200km rail line stretching from Nseluka, near Kasama in the northern province, to link to Mpulungu port.
After completion of the projects they will complement the country’s two other railway systems in the country, the Railway System of Zambia and TAZARA. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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