Railway stations in Mozambique

Railway stations in Mozambique include:

Towns served by railwaysEdit

(The lines do not all connect, or connect indirectly)

Northern systemEdit

(northernmost) (CDN) (from west to east)





(isolated line)

Zambezi systemEdit

(gauge unknown) - line sabotaged during civil war, and later pulled up for scrap.[2]


(possible standard gauge)

Central systemEdit

The railway to Zimbabwe was originally 610 mm (2 ft) in 1890, but was converted to 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) in 1900.[5]

( Zambezi valley )

ProposedEdit






Southern systemEdit

 
Train timetable of Maputo

SoutheastEdit

EasternEdit

( 762 mm (2 ft 6 in) gauge - defunct )

ApprovedEdit

ProposedEdit



  • 1,435 mm (4 ft 8+12 in) standard gauge
  • A local subsidiary of Kazakhstan-based Eurasian Natural Resources Corp has commissioned Mott MacDonald to undertake studies and is seeking expressions of interest in building a 1200 km line from Chiuta in Tete province to a new port at Nacala, bypassing Malawi. The line would be available to third parties, and a passenger service.
  • Moatize - coal
  • Caia
  • Quelimane
  • Nacala - port

[12]


PossibleEdit


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ RailwaysAfrica 5/2013 p20
  2. ^ http://allafrica.com/stories/201112090337.html
  3. ^ http://www.ncondezicoal.com/export-thermal-coal.aspx
  4. ^ http://www.railpage.com.au/f-t11360772-s150.htm
  5. ^ "Ian Allan Publishing - About Us".
  6. ^ allAfrica.com: Mozambique: Australian Company Plans New Coal Mine in Tete By 2010 (Page 1 of 1)
  7. ^ allAfrica.com: Mozambique: Dondo/Marromeu Railway Rebuilt (Page 1 of 1)
  8. ^ http://railwaysafrica.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=3220&Itemid=35
  9. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/2009/05/new-mozambique-port-gets-approval/
  10. ^ Railway Gazette International June 2009, p14
  11. ^ http://www.railwaysafrica.com/blog/2012/02/portuguese-group-to-build-line-in-malawi/
  12. ^ RailwaysAfrica

MapsEdit