ZRL Routes

The Zambia Railways has a network stretching almost 1,200 km and covers the entire area between Victoria Falls Bridge on the border with Zimbabwe and Sakania on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo including the Copperbelt and other branches i.e. Ndola, Kitwe, Chingola, Mufulira and Chililabombwe. ZRL connects Tanzania – Zambia Railways Authority (TZR) at Kapiri- Mposhi. The Chipata-Mchinji network that connects Zambia to Malawi and Mozambique is also part of the Zambia Railways network

Port Connectivity


From Nkana/Kitwe to; From Ndola to;
Dar es salaam; 2,042 KM Dar es salaam: 1,976 KM
Beira: 2,399 KM Beira: 2,333 KM
Maputo: 2,394 KM Maputo: 2,328 KM
Richards Bay: 2,930 KM Richards Bay: 2,864 KM
Durban: 3,017 KM Durban: 2,951 KM
From Lusaka to; From Chipata to;
Dar es salaam: 2,036 KM Nacala port: 1,150 KM
Beira: 2,025 KM
Maputo: 2,020 KM
Richards Bay: 2,556 KM
Durban: 2,643 KM