2024-04-21. Test of train from Dar es Salaam; 60th anniversary 1964

Tanzania is stated to test its electric train from Dar es Salaam to Dodoma for the first time as the country commemorates the 60th anniversary of the Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar which formed the United Republic. The electric train will be operated in the country’s 722-kilometre Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) infrastructure from the heart of Dar es Salaam to Makutupora in Dodoma. The test follows the February 26, 2024, trial covering 300 kilometres from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro. … The test, which wil be carried out this Sunday, April 21, marks a significant step forward in Tanzania’s efforts to modernise its transport infrastructure and boost connectivity across the nation.