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Arusha is a city in north eastern Tanzania and the capital of the Arusha Region, with a population of 416,442 plus 323,198 in the surrounding Arusha District (2012 census).
On January 13, 1985, an express train derailed on a curving bridge over the gorge of the Awash River at Awash, Ethiopia.
With railways, a break of gauge occurs where a line of one gauge meets a line of a different gauge.
A cargo ship or freighter ship is any sort of ship or vessel that carries cargo, goods, and materials from one port to another.
The Central Line (Mittellandbahn), formerly known as the Tanganyika Railway (Tanganjikabahn) is the most important railway line in Tanzania apart from TAZARA.
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.
The East African Railway Master Plan is a proposal for rejuvenating railways serving Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda and adding railways to serve Rwanda and Burundi.
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.
German East Africa (Deutsch-Ostafrika) (GEA) was a German colony in the African Great Lakes region, which included present-day Burundi, Rwanda, and the mainland part of Tanzania.
The Igandu train disaster was an accident which occurred during the early morning of the 24 June 2002 in the African Great Lakes country of Tanzania.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.
Kidatu is a town in central Tanzania, located in Kilombero District, Morogoro Region.
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.
Korogwe is a town in Tanzania, with a population of 44,000 in 2002.
Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa in Tanzania and Lago Niassa in Mozambique, is an African Great Lake and the southernmost lake in the East African Rift system, located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania.
Lake Tanganyika is an African Great Lake.
Lake Victoria (Nam Lolwe in Luo; Nalubaale in Luganda; Nyanza in Kinyarwanda and some Bantu languages) is one of the African Great Lakes.
Lake Victoria ferries are motor ships (earlier examples were steamboats) carrying freight and passengers among Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya on Lake Victoria.
Marine Services Company Limited (MSCL) is a Tanzanian company that operates ferries, cargo ships and tankers on three of the African Great Lakes, namely Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika and Lake Nyasa.
Maua Abeid Daftari is a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly of Tanzania.
Mwanza is a mid-sized port city on the southern eastern shores of Lake Victoria in north western Tanzania.
Rail transport in Tanzania is conducted by two companies (Tanzania Railways Corporation and TAZARA).
Railway Gazette International is a monthly business journal covering the railway, metro, light rail and tram industries worldwide.
RITES Limited (राइट्स लिमिटेड) (earlier known as Rail India Technical and Economic Service) is an engineering consultancy company, specializing in the field of transport infrastructure.
Ruvu is a small town and ward (shehia) located in the Kibaha District of the Pwani Region in eastern Tanzania, west of Dar es Salaam.
A sea captain, ship's captain, captain, master, or shipmaster, is a high-grade licensed mariner in ultimate command of the merchant vessel.
A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.
A state-owned enterprise (SOE) is a business enterprise where the state has significant control through full, majority, or significant minority ownership.
Tanga is both the name of the most northerly port city of Tanzania on the west of the Indian Ocean, and the surrounding Tanga Region.
Tanzania, officially the United Republic of Tanzania (Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania), is a sovereign state in eastern Africa within the African Great Lakes region.
The TAZARA Railway, also called the Uhuru Railway or the Tanzam Railway, is a railway in East Africa linking the port of Dar es Salaam in east Tanzania with the town of Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia's Central Province.
The EastAfrican is a weekly newspaper published in Kenya by the Nation Media Group, which also publishes Kenya's national Daily Nation.
In rail transport, track gauge is the spacing of the rails on a railway track and is measured between the inner faces of the load-bearing rails.
Gauge conversion is the change of one railway track gauge to another.
A train ferry is a ship (ferry) designed to carry railway vehicles.
Transport in Tanzania includes road, rail, air and water networks.
Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda (Jamhuri ya Uganda), is a landlocked country in East Africa.
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.
The Usambara Railway (Usambarabahn) was the first railway to be built in German East Africa and what is today Tanzania.
Zambia, officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in south-central Africa, (although some sources prefer to consider it part of the region of east Africa) neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west.
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