Botswana and South Africa to improve rail freight links

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Botswana and South Africa to improve rail freight links

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South Africa and Botswana to improve rail freight links
South Africa and Botswana have agreed to fund the improvement and extension of rail links between the countries in a bid to boost trade and better connect Botswana to export markets, South African state-owned logistics firm Transnet said on Friday. Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) will collaborate with Botswana Rail (BR) to fix parts of the 126 km (78 mile) rail line between Swartruggens, in South Africa's North West province, and Mafikeng, on the border with Botswana, helping South Africa's landlocked northern neighbour get its minerals, including thermal coal, to market...
Transnet Freight Rail And Botswana Railways Collaborate To Improve Trade
Following the High-Level South Africa – Botswana business roundtable, the two countries have agreed in principle on joint development initiatives to be implemented by Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) and Botswana Railways (BR), to improve inter-trade between the two countries. The initiatives will allow landlocked Botswana to access South African ports in a more efficient manner...
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