Tanzania City Launches First Commuter Train


The Tanzania Railway Limited has begun operating a commuter train service in Dar es Salaam, the country's capital city, in a historic move expected to improve transportation.
  • Tanzania:  Dar Commuter Train Services Take Off

    Tanzania Daily News, 30 October 2012

    THE commuter train services in Dar es Salaam were launched in the city on Monday, as the government praised the Tanzania Railways Limited (TRL) for saving the country from spending ... read more »

The Minister for Works Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe inspects one of the city commuter trains in Dar es Salaam.

  • Tanzania:  Dar Commuter Train Starts On Monday

    Tanzania Daily News, 27 October 2012

    AT last the long awaited Dar es Salaam city commuter train which is geared to address the traffic jam problems will start operating on Monday. read more »

  • Tanzania:  Views On Dar es Salaam Train Fares Halted

    Tanzania Daily News, 29 October 2012

    THE Surface and Marine Transportation Regulatory Authority (Sumatra) has called off the move to collect stakeholders' views on Dar es Salaam commuter train fares, following ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  TRL Has Made It in Dar, Kudos to Mwakyembe and Team

    Tanzania Daily News, 28 October 2012

    BEGINNING on Sunday, Dar es Salaam city residents will enjoy a new public service of a commuter train, thanks to joint efforts between the Ministry of Transport and Tanzania ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Commuter Train Fare Proposals Rejected

    Tanzania Daily News, 26 October 2012

    STAKEHOLDERS have rejected proposals by the Tanzania Railways Limited (TRL) and Tanzania and Zambia Railways Authority (TAZARA) to peg fares for commuter trains that will be plying ... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Upcountry Railway Services on Horizon

    Tanzania Daily News, 5 October 2012

    THE government has promised to revamp railway transport and make it a reliable mode of transport in six months from now. read more »