September 18, 2021

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The government introduces urban passenger train transport and here’s how it will work

The government, through a partnership between the Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (Zupco) and the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ), has launched an urban transport rail system.

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The trip will cost $ 60 and users can use the same ticket they took to get transportation for the last mile from the train station to home or work.

The service will be active in Harare earlier on Tuesday, with Bulawayo receiving the same soon.

Initial train schedules see the service running to Ruwa, Tynwald and Mufakose.

Here’s how they will run

Tywald (with stops at Lever Brothers, Lochinvar, Kambuzuma and Warren Park):

  • Morning service
    • Leave Harare train station at 5:45 am and reach Tynwald at 6:30 am
    • Return at 6.45 am and arrival at 7.30 am
  • Afternoon service
    • Leave the CBD at 5:25 pm and arrive at 6:10 pm
    • It leaves Tynwald at 7:10 pm and arrives at 7:50 pm

Mufakose (with stops at Lever Brothers, Lochinvar, Magandanga, Mufakose High and Torondo)

  • Morning service
    • Leave the city center at 5:15 am and arrive at 6:10 am
    • It departs Mufakose at 6:25 am and arrives in the city center at 7:20 am.
  • Afternoon service
    • Leave the city at 5:30 PM arriving in Mufakose at 6:15 PM
    • It leaves at 6:30 pm and arrives in the city center at 7:20 pm

Ruwa (stops at Hillside and Mabvuku)

  • Morning service
    • Leave the city center at 5.30am and arrive at 6.25am
    • It departs Ruwa at 6:40 am and arrives in the city center at 7:35 am.
  • Afternoon service
    • Leave the city at 5:20 pm, arriving in Ruwa at 6:30 pm
    • Leave Ruwa at 6:40 pm arriving in the city at 7:35 pm

The move comes as Zimbabwe struggles to tackle transport congestion problems.

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