Track Rehabilitation
Track Rehabilitation

Zambia Railways is currently undertaking the rehabilitation programme of the railway track and rolling stock.

The aim of the track rehabilitation is to increase the track capacity and train speeds to an average  of 70km /h for freight trains and 80km/h for passenger train.

A total of over 272,000 concrete sleepers have been installed to replace expired wooden and steel sleepers on the track.

 

Rolling Stock Rehabilitations
Rolling Stock Rehabilitations

The aim of the rolling stock rehabilitation is to provide adequate and reliable rolling stock and locomotives for the haulage of more traffic volumes and movement of more passengers.

 ZRL has a total fleet of 40 Locomotives and 2,094 wagons.

 

Locomotive Rehabilitations
Locomotive Rehabilitations

Out of the 18 locomotives earmarked for rehabilitation and periodical overhaul, 7 locomotives were overhauled by 30th June, 2015. ZRL has rehabilitated 91 wagons and refurbished 13 passenger coaches.

The following are the current projects ZRL is undertaking: