Botswana Railways launches Francistown – Bulawayo passenger train

Botswana Railways company has announced the launch of its Francistown – Bulawayo passenger train service.

In a statement that was issued this evening, Botswana Railways said that the passenger train will depart Francistown at 0700hrs and arrive in Bulawayo at 1230hrs.


“Upon return, the train will depart Bulawayo at 1415hrs and arrive in Francistown at 1945hrs,” reads the statement.

“Botswana Railways encourages its valued customers and the general public to purchase tickets in advance.”

The introduction of the passenger train service will definitely go a long way in easing the movement of human traffic between the two countries, especially during this festive season.

It is also believed that the passenger train service will also decongest the roads that link the two Southern African nations. 

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