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African Passenger Railways & Africa Train Travel

This guide to African railways includes intercity passenger trains, commuter rail, trams, and transit.

Addis Ababa - Djibouti Railway - 780 km freight and passenger railway linking Addis Abeba, capital of Ethiopia, to Djibouti along the Red Sea Coast

African Railways - Timetables and general information about African railways

African Sun Travel - Online booking for Shosholoza Meyl, South Africa's long distance passenger trains linking Johannesburg with Cape Town, Durban, and Port Elizabeth

Algiers Metro - Map and history of the 10km metro line in Algiers, Algeria

Algiers Metro - Official site of Métro d'Alger in Algiers, Algeria

Benin Railway - Passenger rail service between Cotonou and Parakou

Blue Train, The - Luxury rail tours throughout South Africa

Botswana Railway - Daily train from Francistown to Gaborone and Lobatse, Botswana

Cairo Metro - Map, photos, history, and information about the three-route metro in Cairo, Egypt

Cairo Metro (NAT) - Official site of the Greater Cairo Metro Network, Egypt

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Cameroonian Railways - Photos and information about Camrail, the national railway of Cameroon

Caminho de Ferro de Benguela (CFB) - Connects the Atlantic port of Lobito, Angola with the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia; site in Portuguese

Cape Town Metrorail - Commuter rail routes serving Cape Town, South Africa

Casa Tramway - Tram line in Casablanca, Morocco

Congolese National Railways (SNCC) - Freight and passenger service in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Desert Express - Two-day rail tour in Namibia

East African Railways - Photos from the East African Railways and Harbours Corporation that operated in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania until 1977

Egypt Train Travel - Schedules, photos, and travel information about the railways between Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria, Port Said, and Suez

Egyptian National Railways - Official site of passenger rail services in Egypt

Eritrean Railway - Rebuilt railway from the Red Sea port of Massawa to Asmara

Fianarantsoa-Côte Est (FCE) Railway - 163km link between the highland city of Fianarantsoa and the east coast town of Manakara, Madagascar

Gautrain - Rapid transit between Pretoria and Johannesburg, South Africa

Ghana Railways - Passenger and freight service on a 953 km network in Ghana

Gricer's Guide To The Railways of South Africa - Passenger, freight, and historic railways in South Africa

JB Train Tours - Offers budget and luxury rail tours throughout South Africa

Kenya Railways - Passenger services between Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya

Kenya Railways Corporation - Owns the railway infrastructure in Kenya, managed under concession with the Rift Valley Railways Consortium

Kenya Train Reservations - Guide to rail travel in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya

Kenya Train Travel - Schedule, fares, and photos for the overnight train between Nairobi and Mombassa

Madarail - Operates passenger trains and charters in Madagascar

Mauritania Railway - Passenger service from Nouadhibou to Choum (to Zouerat for freight), known for the longest trains in the world (3km long ore trains); passengers board a single coach or ride atop in the ore wagons

Metrorail - Commuter rail service in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, East London, and Port Elizabeth; South Africa

Moroccan National Railways - Official ONCF (Chemins de fer Maroccains) site for passenger and freight rail service in Morocco

Mozambique Railways (CFM) - National passenger and freight railways in Mozambique

Namibia Railways - StarLine passenger train service operated by TransNamib

Namibia Train Travel - Schedule, fares, and photos of passenger rail travel in Namibia

Nigerian Railway Corporation Locomotives - Photos and information about Nigeria diesel and steam locomotives

PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) - Merges the operations, personnel, and assets of the South African Rail Commuter Corporation, Metrorail, and Shosholoza Meyl

Premier Classe - Luxury passenger train operates twice a week Johannesburg to Cape Town, South Africa

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Rabat Tram - Two tram routes opened 2011 in Rabat, Morocco

Railroads of Central and Southern Africa - History of the Beira Railway, Mashonaland Railway, Bechuanaland Railway (later Rhodesia Railways), and Zambia Railways

Railroads of North Africa - History of railways in Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia

Railways Africa - Bi-monthly industry publication covering African railways with online news coverage

RCJM Blue Train - Booking agent for the luxury train between Pretoria and Cape Town, South Africa

Rift Valley Railways - Operator of freight and passenger rail service in Kenya and Uganda

Rovos Rail - Luxury rail safaris in southern Africa

Senegal & Mali Train Travel - Photos and travel information about the passenger train between Dakar, Senegal and Bamako, Mali

Senegal National Railways - Photos and timetable for passenger service between Dakar and Bamako (Mali)

Shongololo Express - Two luxury trains travel to nine countries on the southern African continent: Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, and Tanzania

Shosholoza Meyl - Operates eight primary routes in South Africa with passenger and tourist train service

SNTF - Operates over 4000km of passenger and freight rail service in Algeria

South Africa Train Travel - Photos and travel information about passenger railways in South Africa

Sudan Railways Corporation - Operates passenger and freight railways in Sudan

Swaziland Railway - Passenger and freight service in Swaziland, in-conjunction with Spoornet and C.F.M

Tanzania & Zambia Train Travel - Schedules, photos, and travel information about passenger railways in Tanzania and Zambia

Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) - Freight and passenger rail service in Tanzania; provides freight service to the west of the country as well as the land-locked countries of Burundi, Rwanda, and the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) - Two country joint railway system, linking the port of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania with New Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia, and handling freight cargo for the countries of Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Democratic Republic of Congo

Trains & Travel International - Operates luxury rail tours and railfan charters in Africa

Trans-Gabon Railway - History and operations of the 670km Transgabonais, the only railway in Gabon

Tunis Metro - Map, photos, and history of the five route light rail system in the capital city of Tunisia

Tunisia Railway Timetables - Timetables for the SNCFT railways of Tunisia

Tunisia Train Travel - Schedules, photos, and travel information about the railways in Tunisia

Tunisian Railways - Official SNCFT site for the passenger and freight railways of Tunisia

Uganda Railways Corporation - Owns the railway infrastructure in Uganda, managed under concession with the Rift Valley Railways Consortium

Watania - Private company offering sleeping car trains from Cairo to Luxor and Aswan, Egypt

Zambia Railways (ZR) - Extends from the junction with Zimbabwe Railways at Victoria Falls to Lusaka, Kapiri Mposhi (junction with Tazara), and the Copperbelt, a total length of 1,273 km

Zimbabwe National Railways - Operates passenger and freight railways on a 2760km network in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Train Travel - Schedule, photos, and information about daily passenger service between Bulawayo and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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