Botswana Railways tests Mozambique rail route
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Sunday Standard

Botswana Railways (BR) last week Thursday commissioned its first trial run coal train from Morupule Coal Mine (MCM) to the Port of Maputo in Mozambique. The 40 wagon train will use the Limpopo route which passes through Zimbabwe to Mozambique. Welcoming guests during the commissioning of the train in Palapye, BR Board Chairperson Mmoloki Ramaeba said the trial run train is an unprecedented move that seeks to provide an alternative route to transport coal to the overseas markets. He also said the move seeks to give their customers options and convenience in transporting their goods. “We believe…

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