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Expedite the revamping of the railways infrastructure including the signals among others targeting the main railway routes.


Treasury Allocates Z$2 Billion to NRZ for Rail Upgrades



Nov. 26, 2021

Z$2 billion is allocated to the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) in th 2022 National Budget.

Previous Updates

NRZ on a "Major Recovery Path"



Oct. 19, 2021

NRZ "expected to take delivery of new locomotives, coaches and wagons before year end, board chairman Advocate Martin Dinha said on Sunday." ZUPCO trains were introduced in Harare and commuter rail transport will be rolled out to other cities.

Approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Zimbabwe and Turkey


Sept. 14, 2021

The agreement seeks to strengthen bilateral agreements on National Railways of Zimbabwe. The benefits of the MOU include recapitalisation of NRZ, modernization of the rail and aviation infrastructure among others. This blends very well with the drive for international engagement and the mantra that indeed Zimbabwe is open for business.

Improving Inter-city Rail and Road Transport



Dec. 9, 2021

The government is availing more buses and commuter trains and locomotives for the mass mass transportationn system in Bulawayo and Harare in joint venture between the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) and ZUPCO

Cancellation of the deal with Transnet JV to recapitalise the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)



Oct. 17, 2019

Zimbabwe has cancelled a deal struck with South African logistics group Transnet and its partner to recapitalise state-owned National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ), citing a failure to meet timelines and funding issues, a government official said. The joint venture of Transnet and Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group (DIDG), a consortium of Zimbabwean investors living abroad, won the bid to recapitalise the financially struggling NRZ with $400 million in August 2017. Nick Mangwana, permanent secretary in the information ministry, said the consortium had missed several timelines to provide proof of funding.