We just got information from the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) that freight trains are running again as planned in Zambia. The company has mobilized management staff to run freight trains, while the unionized employees of TAZARA in Zambia continue to stay away from work. However, passenger train operations in Zambia remain suspended until further notice. In the meantime, funds to pay the striking employees have been secured and TAZARA is optimistic that the situation will be fully resolved 11 December 2017. We'll keep you posted!
The TAZARA Railway, operated by the Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA), is a railroad in East Africa linking the port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania with the town of New Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia's Central Province.