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NRZ Introduces ZUPCO Trains In Bulawayo

NRZ Introduces ZUPCO Trains In Bulawayo

The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ), in conjunction with the Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO), has re-introduced commuter trains in Bulawayo to ease transport challenges that were caused by the banning of private kombis by the government one-and-half years ago.

The NRZ-ZUPCO train service was launched in Harare two months ago. The service is expected to be extended to the country’s third-largest city, Gweru, following its launch in Bulawayo.

NRZ board member Kenias Mafukidze, who stood in for board chairperson, Martin Dinha, said commuter trains are a direct response to the transport challenges in urban areas. Said Mafukidze:

Commuter trains are a solution to reduce traffic congestion in major cities because of the high traffic volumes currently experienced in Bulawayo and Harare.

The Minister of State for Bulawayo Provincial Affairs and Devolution, Judith Ncube officiated at the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

She said the re-introduction of commuter trains in Bulawayo indicates the government’s commitment to ensure a safe, affordable and reliable public transport system. Said Ncube:

This NRZ-ZUPCO undertaking is a clear demonstration of the government’s commitment towards putting people first because they deserve safe, affordable and reliable means of transport.

More: ZBC News


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6 Comments

Tang ku 6 months ago

zanu pf inozvinetsa does it still believes that people are still relying on it's false promise news people are no longer listen to it ngavambofamba mudzimba vonyatsonzwa kuti vangani vachirikuteerera zbc /ztv we are in a modern day world ,,,,, want only is it's removal


NHM 6 months ago

I think Rhodes, Maguire, Starr Jameson and team varikuseka vari kwavari ikoko heaven or hell, their dreams are being shattered second by second. Guys kunyarara kedu kotidzosera ku early iron age if not stone age. Hazvichaita


Chapwititi 6 months ago

Yaah,that's true,kana tichiisirwa Martians aRhodes,zvakadhakwa


jendekufa 6 months ago

vakabvisa makombi a 2010 nemahonda fit vobva vaunza train ya 1986

Msaigwa 6 months ago

#ngaapinde hake mukomana


Kkkkk 6 months ago

Pfeeeee mukomana


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