TAZARA RELEASE NEW TRAIN SCHEDULES

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Dar es Salaam, Thursday 4 February 2016 – In order to incorporate the newly acquired passenger coaches in the system and further streamline our passenger train operations, the timetables for the through interstate passenger trains, known by the names Mukuba and Kilimanjaro, have been adjusted with effect from 16th February 2016 as follows:

 

  1. The Mukuba Passenger Train, which used to run as Express Train from New Kapiri-Mposhi every Tuesday and as Ordinary Train from Dar es Salaam every Friday, will now be running as MUKUBA EXPRESS TRAIN departing from New Kapiri-Mposhi every Tuesday and then departing from Dar es Salaam every Friday. The change is that the Mukuba Express Train will run both ways as EXPRESS TRAIN and will follow the current Express Passenger Train running times.

 

  1. The Kilimanjaro Passenger Train, which used to run as Express Train from Dar es Salaam every Tuesday and as Ordinary Train from New Kapiri-Mposhi every Friday, will now be running as KILIMANJARO ORDINARY TRAIN departing from Dar es Salaam every Tuesday and then departing from New Kapiri-Mposhi every Friday. The change is that the Kilimanjaro Ordinary Train will run both ways as ORDINARY TRAIN and will follow the current Ordinary Passenger Train running times.

 

In summary, the new Passenger Train Departures from the terminal stations are as follows:

TRAIN NAME DEPARTING STATION DAY TIME
Mukuba Express New Kapiri-Mposhi Tuesday 16:00
Kilimanjaro Ordinary Dar es Salaam Tuesday 13:50
Mukuba Express Dar es Salaam Friday 15:50
Kilimanjaro Ordinary New Kapiri-Mposhi Friday 14:00

 

This new interstate passenger train schedule supersedes all other schedules.

 

Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority

Issued by:

Conrad K Simuchile

Head, Public Relations

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