Freight rail keeps Zimbabwe on track
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Freight railway BBR helps keep Zimbabwe on track

For the last 18 years, the privately-owned Beitbridge-Bulawayo Railway (BBR) line has enabled bulk goods to be transported by rail from South Africa's port of Durban to Zimbabwe, instead of being routed through Botswana.

The BBC's Taurai Maduna travelled to Bulawayo, in south-west Zimbabwe, to find out how vital the railway line is today.

  • 29 Sep 2017
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