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Wagon carrying bags of Cement.
Wagon carrying bags of Sulphur

 

Zambia Railways Limited has an active market made up of five major segments as follows:

  1. Intermine – This is traffic that moves between the mines within Zambia.
  2. Local –This is traffic that originates and is destined within Zambia. 
  3. Exports –This is traffic that originates from Zambia and destined across the borders of Zambia.

The major export routes are:

  • Exports to DRC
  • Exports to Zimbabwe
  • Exports to Botswana
  • Exports to RSA
  • Exports to Tanzania
  • Exports to Mozambique

Imports -This is traffic that comes into the country from other borders and the major import routes are:

  • Exports to DRC
  • Exports to Zimbabwe
  • Exports to Botswana
  • Exports to RSA
  • Exports to Tanzania
  • Exports to Mozambique

Transits –This is traffic that runs through the Zambia Railways Limited network originating from and destined to over border destinations and the major transit routes are:

  • RSA TO DRC
  • DRC TO RSA
  • ZIMBABWE TO DRC
  • DRC TO TANZANIA
  • TANZANIA TO DRC

CURRENT TRAFFIC

CURRENT TRAFFIC

  • Copper cathodes
  • Copper blisters
  • Concentrates
  • Limestone
  • Coal
  • Sulphur
  • Cement
  • Sugar
  • Petrol
  • Diesel
  • Fertilizers
  • Maize
  • Containerized cargo
  • Lime
  • Sulphuric acid
  • Chemicals
Wagon carrying bags of Sulphur
Wagon carrying bags of Cement.

Connectivity to Ports

CONNECTIVITY TO THE PORTS

Through our export and imports routes, customers have access to the following ports in the region;

  • Port of Durban
  • Port of Richards Bay
  • Port of Beira
  • Port of Nacala
  • Port of Dar-e-salam