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East African Railways and Harbours Corporation

Index East African Railways and Harbours Corporation

The East African Railways and Harbours Corporation (EAR&H) is a defunct company that operated railways and harbours in East Africa from 1948 to 1977. [1]

41 relations: Arua, Breakwater (structure), Central Line (Tanzania), Clyde-built Ship Database, Dar es Salaam, EAR 59 class, East African Community, Elizabeth II, Firebox (steam engine), Garratt, History of rail transport in Tanzania, Kampala, Kasese, Kenya and Uganda Railways and Harbours, Kenya Gazette, Kenya Railways Corporation, Keretapi Tanah Melayu, Kibwezi, Kigoma, Kisumu, Lake Kyoga, Metre-gauge railway, Mpanda, MV Victoria (1959), Mwanza, Pakwach, Rift Valley Railways Consortium, Roger Whittaker, Royal Mail Ship, Scuttling, State-owned enterprise, Steam locomotive, Tabora, Tanganyika (territory), Tanzania Railways Limited, Tororo, Train ferry, Uganda Railway, Uganda Railways Corporation, United States Army Transportation Corps class S118, White Nile.

Arua

Arua is a town and commercial centre within the Arua District in the Northern Region of Uganda.

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Breakwater (structure)

Breakwaters are structures constructed on coasts as part of coastal management or to protect an anchorage from the effects of both weather and longshore drift.

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Central Line (Tanzania)

The Central Line (Mittellandbahn), formerly known as the Tanganyika Railway (Tanganjikabahn) is the most important railway line in Tanzania apart from TAZARA.

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Clyde-built Ship Database

The Clyde-built ship database is a free to use record of over 26,000 ships built on the River Clyde in Scotland.

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Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam (Dar) (from دار السلام, "the house of peace"; formerly Mzizima) is the former capital as well as the most populous city in Tanzania and a regionally important economic centre.

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EAR 59 class

The EAR 59 class was a class of oil-fired gauge Garratt-type articulated steam locomotives.

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East African Community

The East African Community (EAC) is an intergovernmental organization composed of six countries in the African Great Lakes region in eastern Africa: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Firebox (steam engine)

In a steam engine, the firebox is the area where the fuel is burned, producing heat to boil the water in the boiler.

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Garratt

A Garratt (often referred to as a Beyer Garratt) is a type of steam locomotive that is articulated into three parts.

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History of rail transport in Tanzania

The history of rail transport in Tanzania began in the late nineteenth century.

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Kampala

Kampala is the capital and largest city of Uganda.

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Kasese

Kasese is a town north of Lake George in the Western Region of Uganda.

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Kenya and Uganda Railways and Harbours

Kenya and Uganda Railways and Harbours (KURH) ran harbours, railways and lake and river ferries in Kenya Colony and the Uganda Protectorate from 1929 until 1948.

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Kenya Gazette

The Kenya Gazette is an official publication of the government of the Republic of Kenya.

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Kenya Railways Corporation

Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC), also Kenya Railways (KR) is the national railway of Kenya.

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Keretapi Tanah Melayu

Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTM) (Jawi: كريتاڤي تانه ملايو برحد) or Malayan Railways Limited is the main rail operator in Peninsular Malaysia.

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Kibwezi

Kibwezi is a town in Makueni County, Kenya.

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Kigoma

Kigoma is a town and lake port in north western Tanzania, on the north eastern shores of Lake Tanganyika and close to the border with Burundi and The Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Kisumu

Kisumu, officially known as Kisumu City (and formerly Port Florence), is the Kenyan inland port city on Lake Victoria and the capital city of Kisumu County, Kenya.

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Lake Kyoga

Lake Kyoga (also spelled Kioga) is a large shallow lake in Uganda, about in area and at an elevation of 1,033 metres.

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Metre-gauge railway

Metre-gauge railways are narrow-gauge railways with track gauge of or 1 metre.

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Mpanda

Mpanda is a city in Katavi Region of Tanzania, East Africa with a postcode number 50100.

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MV Victoria (1959)

MV Victoria is a Lake Victoria ferry operated by the Marine Services Company Limited of Tanzania.

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Mwanza

Mwanza is a mid-sized port city on the southern eastern shores of Lake Victoria in north western Tanzania.

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Pakwach

Pakwach is a town in the Northern Region of Uganda.

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Rift Valley Railways Consortium

Rift Valley Railways (RVR) is a consortium that was established to manage the parastatal railways of Kenya and Uganda.

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Roger Whittaker

Roger Whittaker (born 22 March 1936) is a Kenyan/British singer-songwriter and musician, who was born in Nairobi.

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Royal Mail Ship

Royal Mail Ship (sometimes Steam-ship or Steamer), usually seen in its abbreviated form RMS, is the ship prefix used for seagoing vessels that carry mail under contract to the British Royal Mail.

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Scuttling

Scuttling is the deliberate sinking of a ship by allowing water to flow into the hull.

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State-owned enterprise

A state-owned enterprise (SOE) is a business enterprise where the state has significant control through full, majority, or significant minority ownership.

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Steam locomotive

A steam locomotive is a type of railway locomotive that produces its pulling power through a steam engine.

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Tabora

Tabora is the capital of Tanzania's Tabora Region and is classified as a municipality by the Tanzanian government.

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Tanganyika (territory)

Tanganyika was a territory administered by the United Kingdom (UK) from 1916 until 1961.

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Tanzania Railways Limited

The Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) is a state-owned enterprise that runs one of Tanzania's two main railway networks.

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Tororo

Tororo is a town in the Eastern Region of Uganda.

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Train ferry

A train ferry is a ship (ferry) designed to carry railway vehicles.

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Uganda Railway

Mainly built to serve as a transport system of carrying goods such as minerals from interior Uganda and the Magadi section in Kenya, the once famous railway also faced some drawbacks to its completion.

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Uganda Railways Corporation

The Uganda Railways Corporation (URC) is the parastatal railway of Uganda.

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United States Army Transportation Corps class S118

The United States Army Transportation Corps (USATC) S118 Class is a class of 2-8-2 steam locomotive.

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White Nile

The White Nile (النيل الأبيض) is a river in Africa, one of the two main tributaries of the Nile; the other is the Blue Nile.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_African_Railways_and_Harbours_Corporation

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