The Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) revised its timetable of border crossing passenger trains between Tanzania and Zambia.
This follows the suspension of the service on March 30, 2020.
“Following the feedback from the travelling public on the new timetables that were effected after the suspension of border crossing for passenger trains, the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority is pleased to announce a revision of the Timetables,” said TAZARA’s Head of Public Relations, Conrad Simuchile, in a travel update.
According to the revised operational schedules for the passenger trains, now running as express trains only, within the Tanzanian and Zambian respective boundaries, the Mukuba Express Train will depart from New Kapiri Mposhi on Tuesdays and Fridays at 16:00 and arrive in Nakonde at 08:41 on Wednesdays and Saturdays respectively then departing Nakonde on Wednesdays and Saturdays and arriving in New Kapiri Mposhi at 09:26 on Thursdays and Sundays.
The Kilimanjaro Express Train will depart Dar es Salaam on Tuesdays and Fridays at 13:50 and 15:50 respectively, arriving in Mbeya on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 18:19 and 20:19 respectively. The train will leave Mbeya on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 20:00 and 22:00 and arrive in Dar es Salaam on Fridays and Mondays at 02:32 and 04:32 respectively.