February 23, 2018 11:48 PM ET

Road and Rail

Company Overview of Tanzania Railways Limited

Company Overview

Tanzania Railways Limited provides railway services for freight and passengers. The company handles various types of freight, including containerized cargo, general dry cargo, petroleum products, livestock, and refrigerated cargo. It also provides block train services and transshipment services, as well as operates a customer information center to provide information on passenger and freight services. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with an additional office in Kampala, Uganda. As of September 4, 2007, Tanzania Railways Limited is a subsidiary of RITES Ltd.

Sokoine Drive/Railway Street

Dar es Salaam,  

Tanzania

Founded in 1977

Phone:

255 22 2110599

Fax:

255 22 2116525

Key Executives for Tanzania Railways Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Chief of Finance
Chief of Signals and Telecoms Engineer
Chief Commercial Manager
Chief Supplies Manager
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Tanzania Railways Limited Key Developments

Tanzanian Railway Signs Deal with Tanga Cement to Carry the Product

The Tanzanian Tanga Cement Company has accomplished the signing of an agreement with the Tanzania Railway Ltd. to carry cement of 35,000t on a monthly basis between Mwanza on Lake Victoria and Kigoma on Lake Tanganyika. As part of the newly signed pact, the state-owned rail operator will transport cement of 15,000t to Mwanza and 20,000t to Kigoma. These two places are located far away from the cement producing regions of Tanzania and therefore, cement prices are very lofty in both the destinations now, which reportedly hover between $7.76 and $8.76 per bag as against average national price of about $7 per bag.

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