Governance SOE REFORMS

NRZ December 7, 2017
In progress
Oct 2019

NRZ in Russian locomotive, wagon deal October 25, 2019

The first batch of 100 wagons is expected to arrive in the country in January 2020. The current 100 wagons are costing US$10 million and funding has been secured. Besides the wagons, NRZ will get 70 locomotives. Ultimately, the deal involves the supply of 5 000 wagons.

Jun 2018

NRZ surpasses $18m Q1 revenue target June 06, 2018

NRZ has surpassed its first quarter revenue target of $18 million by five percent driven by the trust the parastatal’s customers continue to build in the company.

May 2018

New railway line linking Hwange to Harare to be constructed May 15, 2018

A new rail line linking Hwange to Harare via Binga and Gokwe will be constructed as part of the revitalisation of the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ), Dr Jorum Gumbo has said.

Apr 2018

NRZ capacity up 30% April 20, 2018

NRZ has realised a capacity increase of at least 30% from the time it received the first batch of wagons and locomotives from the Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group (DIDG) and South Africa’s Transnet, the Zimbabwe Independent has learnt.

Mar 2018

NRZ refurbishes 400 wagons March 11, 2018

NRZ is working on refurbishing about 400 wagons as part of its efforts to increase its fleet and meet the anticipated high demand of cargo expected to be moved by rail.

Feb 2018

Mnangagwa commissions NRZ rolling stock February 21, 2018

President Emmerson Mnangagwa has commissioned a consignment of 157 wagons, 7 locomotives and 7 coaches for the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ), marking a giant step towards the country's revival of the railway system and the economy. The development follows a US$400 million deal struck between the NRZ, a South African firm Transnet and a group of Zimbabweans in the diaspora united under the banner Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group (DIDG).