TAZARA is gateway to the Eastern, Central and Southern African business markets covering both the SADC and COMESA regional groupings, runs from the port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania to the town of New Kapiri Mposhi in Central Zambia where it links with the existing Zambia Railways System. The gauge of the line is same at 1067 millimeters (three and half feet) as that of Zambia Railways as well as all the other main trunk lines in Central and Southern Africa. Excellent, this is the really Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority, your preferred Transporter.
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TAZARA offers flexible and the most competitive rates, and is open for negotiations leading to contract rates for customers with long term business in the region and on bulk cargo to any station on TAZARA. We can also arrange for through booking for rail movement to other lines beyond Zambia.
Based on the approach to reduce the cost of doing business, TAZARA partners with you to ensure your cargo arrives at your destination in time and at an affordable rate.
The passenger fair chart has charges for Ordinary and Express passenger trains for different classes, i.e. first, second, super seater and third class choice of travel.
The tickets are valid for twenty days for a single journey and sixty days for a return trip. Cancellation of the first, second and super seater class tickets will be done in written and refunded at a discounted rate twenty four hours before the departure of the train. Cancellation for the third class tickets should be at least three hours before departure. Otherwise the passenger will be assumed to have travelled.
Tickets are sold at most of TAZARA stations and also at TAZARA’s Lusaka area office in Kamwala area along Dedan Kimathi Street in Zambia.