TravelComments.com – TAZARA: Temporary suspension of passenger train services in Zambia!

The Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) has announced the temporary suspension of passenger train services in Zambia due to a goods train accident in the Nakonde District. The accident took place on 22 September 2022 at 09:45 and involved a freight train (Train No. A779, Loco No.3009/3019) operated by African Inland Container Depot (AFICD), a Tanzanian based private railway operator with “open access” rights on the TAZARA infrastructure. The train, comprising two locomotives and 26 wagons, was transporting 1,414 metric tons of cargo from the Port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to Ndola, Zambia. 19 of the 26 wagens capsized in a curve between… READ MORE

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