News and Events

New ZRL Board 2020

IDC APPOINTS NEW ZAMBIA RAILWAYS LIMITED BOARD The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has appointed new Board of Directors for Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL). Speaking at the inauguration ceremony today, IDC Group CEO Mr...

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

22ND SEPTEMBER, 2020. ZAMBIA RAILWAYS TO RESUME PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICES! Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) wishes to inform all its customers and members of the general public that the Passenger train service, which was...

Courtesy call on newly appointed District Commissioner for Kabwe

Zambia Railways CEO Mr Christopher Musonda pays a courtesy call on newly appointed District Commissioner for Kabwe, Mr Samson Lupupa.

Bwacha Transit Home CSR

Bwacha Transit Home is a low-cost house located in Bwacha Compound (Kabwe) for underprivileged people facing homelessness (due to various causes). ZRL  has undertaken the responsibility to carry out renovations of the transit home…

ZAMBIA RAILWAYS INTENSIFIES SENSITISATION CAMPAIGNS ON ENCROACHMENT

Following a spate of rail land encroachment activities along the railway network, Zambia Railways Limited has intensified sensitization campaigns in a bid to raise awareness on the dangers of the illegal act. Government...

LIVINGSTONE- VICTORIA FALLS LINE RESTORED

Livingstone – Victoria Falls Line which was temporarily closed following a theft of 647 Pandrol Clips by unknown people has been opened for normal train operations. On 16th July, 2020 Zambia Railways Limited...

GOVERNMENT DIRECTS ZAMBIA RAILWAYS TO HALT CONSTRUCTION OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES ON RAILWAY RESERVE LAND.

Government has directed Zambia Railways Limited to immediately halt the construction of illegal structures being built on railway reserve land.Speaking when he conducted an inspection tour of the railway line in Lusaka’s Ngwerere…

SOUTH AFRICAN BASED YOUTH ENTERPRENUERS DONATE 1,200 SURGICAL MASKS TO ZAMBIA RAILWAYS LIMITED

Zambia Railways Limited has received 1,200 surgical masks from two youth entrepreneurs valued at nine thousand six hundred kwacha (K 9,600).   The youth entrepreneurs based in South Africa, Keolebogile Harrington Malawo and...

LABOUR DAY MESSAGE FROM ZRL CEO MR. CHRISTOPHER C. MUSONDA

My fellow workers, On the occasion of the International Workers Day commonly known to us as ‘Labour Day’’ I would like to extend my sincere thanks and gratitude to each and every employee...

FREIGHT TRAINS STILL OPERATIONAL

Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) freight trains are still operational in terms of mainline movements as well as delivering and collection of cargo to and from the respective customer’s offloading and loading sites. ZRL...

SUSPENSION OF PASSENGER TRAINS

In an effort to avert the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID19) amongst the passengers, Zambia Railways Limited has suspended passenger train services till further notice.The suspension of passenger service came into effect on...

ZAMBIA RAILWAYS INKS MOU WITH ZAMTEL

Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Zambia Telecommunications Company Limited (ZAMTEL) that will address the communication needs and culminate into integrated communication solutions. Speaking at the Signing Ceremony in...

ZAMBIA RAILWAYS, TAZARA AND NRZ SUCCESSFULLY TRANSPORT 17,000MT OF MAIZE FROM TANZANIA TO ZIMBABWE

Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL), Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) and National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) have successfully transported 17,000 metric tonnes of Maize from Vwawa and Makambako in Tanzania to Bulawayo in Zimbabwe….

DBSA AND ZAMBIA RAILWAYS LIMITED EMBARK ON TRAINING

Zambia Railways Limited and the Development Bank of Southern Africa(DBSA) have embarked on capacity building training workshops for SARAmembers.The first which ran from 13 to 17 June , 2019, was held at Avani...

ZAMBIA HOSTS CORRIDOR MANAGEMENT GROUP MEETING FOR THE NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR

The Corridor Management Group (CMG) of the North-South Corridor, inconjunction with NEPAD has made various recommendations to Railway CEOs aimed at resolving some outstanding issues affecting business on the corridor. At a meeting...

ZAMBIA RAILWAYS LIMITED AND BOTSWANA RAILWAY TOUR KAZUNGULA BRIDGE, AGREE WAY FORWARD

Zambia Railways Limited and Botswana Railways recently met in the border town of Kasani (Botswana) to re-affirm their commitment to the completion of the Kazungula Bridge on the Zambezi River, which forms the...

ZAMBIA RAILWAYS, SNCC, TAZARA SIGN BUSINESS AGREEMENT

Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL) signed a business agreement with Société Nationale des Chemins de fer du Congo (SNCC) railways of DRC aimed atincreasing freight traffic capacity and enable ZRL meet the requirements of...

ZAMBIA RAILWAYS UNVEILS INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Zambia Railways Limited was among hundreds of business houses that exhibited at the 2018 Regional Investment Expositions in Central andNorthern Provinces. The exhibitions gave corporates an opportunity to increase their visibility as well...

IDC APPROVES $850 MILLION INVESTMENT FOR ZAMBIA RAILWAYS LIMITED

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has approved an investment of $850million into the rolling stock and infrastructure forZambia Railways Limited. IDC Group Chief Executive Officer Mateyo Kaluba said the $850 millioninvestment package will...

TRANSPORTATION OF BAGGED MAIZE FROM TANZANIA TO ZIMBABWE UNDERWAY

The Zimbabwean Government through the Grain Marketing Board (GMB) has contracted Zambia Railways Limited (ZRL), National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) and TAZARA to collectively move seventeen thousand metric tonnes (17,000) of bagged Maize...