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African Railways by Country

A country-by-country guide to trains and railways in Africa. Organized alphabetically by country name.
c Algerian National Railway Transport Society (SNTF)
- Algiers Metro System
- Wikipedia "Algiers Metro" Article
- Wikipedia "National Company for Rail Transport" Article
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Algeria" Article

Angola Railways
- Wikipedia "Benguela Railway" Article
- Wikipedia "Mocamedes Railway" Article
- Gunza-Gabala Railway (shut down?)
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Angola" Article
- Wikipedia "Railway Stations in Angola" Article
- Wikipedia "History of Rail Transport in Angola" Article

Benina Railways
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Benin" Article
- Wikipedia "Railway Stations in Benin" Article

Botswana Railways
- Wikipedia "Botswana Railways" Article

Burkina Faso Railways
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Burkina Faso" Article

Cameroon Railways
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Cameroon" Article
- Wikipedia "Railway Stations in Cameroon" Article

Chad Railways
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Chad" Article

Democratic Republic of Congo Railways
- Wikipedia "Congo Railway" Article
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in the DR Congo" Article
- Waiting in Vain for a Train in the DR Congo

Djibouti Railways
- Wikipedia "Ethio-Djibouti Railways" Article
- Wikipedia "Railway Stations in Djibouti" Article

Egypt Railways
- Watania Sleeping Trains
- Egyptian National Railways
- Tour Egypt "Traveling by Train in Egypt" Article
- Mike's Nile Valley Railways History
- Wikipedia "Egyptian National Railways" Article
- Cairo Metro Official Web site
- Cairo Metro Map at UrbanRail.net
- Wikipedia "Cairo Metro" Article
- Wikipedia "Cairo Cairo Metro Stations" List

Equatorial Guinea Railways
- Wikipedia "History of Rail Transport in Equatorial Guinea" Article

Eritrea Railways
- Train Ride on the Eritrean Railway (YouTube Video)
- Eritrean Railway Article at Eritrea Dot BE
- Wikipedia "Eritrean Railway" Article

Ethiopia Railways
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Ethiopia" Article
- Wikipedia "Ethio-Djibouti Railways" Article

Gabon Railways
- Wikipedia "Trans Gabon Railway" Article

Ghana Railways
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Ghana" Article
- Wikipedia "Railway Stations in Ghana" Article
- Wikipedia "Ghana Railways Corporation" Article

Ivory Coast Railways (Cote d'Ivoire)
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Cote d'Ivoire" Article
- Wikipedia "Railway Stations in Ghana" Article

Kenya Railways
- Nairobi Railway Museum
- BBC "Chugging Along on Kenya's Colonial Past" Article
- Telegraph "Kenya's Lunatic Express Back on Track" Article
- Wikipedia "Kenya Railways Corporation" Article
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Kenya" Article

Madagascar Railways - Madarail Northern Railroad Line
- Wikipedia "Fianarantsoa-Cote Est Railway" Article
- Wikipedia "Madarail" Article
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Madagascar" Article
- Wikipedia "Railway Stations in Madagascar" Article
- Wikipedia "History of Rail Transport in Madagascar" Article

Mauritania Railways
- Train goes from Zouerat Mine, Fderik Mine, Atlantic Port
- No trains to adjacent countries
- Mauritania National Mining Industry Train Article
- Wikipedia "Mauritania Railway" Article
- Wikimedia Commons Mauritania Railway Photos
- Sudan, China to Build $630 Million Mauritania Railway

Moroocco Railways
Rabat Tram
Moroccan National Railways
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Morocco" Article
- Wikipedia "Casablanca-Tangier High Speed Rail Line" Article

Mozambique Railways
- Mozambique Ports and Railways
- Mozambique To Build New Coal Railway
- Wikipedia "Mozambique Ports and Railways" Article

Namibia Railways
- Desert Express Namibia Train Excursions
- TransNamib Rail and Road Transport
- TransNamib Railway Museum (Windhoek)
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Namibia" Article
- Wikipedia "History of Rail Transport in Namibia" Article

- Nigerian Railway Corporation
- Nigerian Railway Museum (Lagos)
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Nigeria" Article
- Wikipedia "Nigerian Railway Corporation" Article

Senegal Railways
- Dakar-Bamako Railway Line
- TrnsRail
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Senegal" Article

Republic of Congo Railways
Congo-Ocean Railway (CFCO)
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in the Republic of Congo" Article

Sierra Leone Railways
Sierra Leone National Railway Museum
- Wikipedia "Sierra Leone Government Railway" Article
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Sierra Leone" Article
- Wikipedia "Railway Stations in Sierra Leone" Article

South Africa
- Umgeni Steam Railway
- Outeniqua Choo-Tjoe
- Port Elizabeth Apple Express
- Sandstone Estates Railway Heritage
- Shosholoza Meyl
- JB Train Tours
- Gautrain
- Metrorail South Africa
- Premier Classe Luxury Train Journeys
- Rovos Rail Luxury Train
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in South Africa" Article

South Sudan
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in South Sudan" Article

Sudan Railroads
- Wikipedia "Rail Transport in Sudan" Article

Swaziland Railway

Tanzania Railways Corporation
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority

Tunis Metro
Tunisian Railways

Uganda Railways Corporation

Livingstone Railway Museum
Zambia Railways

Zimbabwe National Railways
Zimbabwe Train Travel
Bulawayo Railway Museum

Railways by Region

East African Railways Resources
- East African Railways (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda)
Rift Valley Railways Consortium

North African Railways Resources
- Railroads of North Africa (Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia)

Southern African Railways Resources
- Southern African Railways Association

West African Railways Resources
- Senegal and Mali Train Travel (Senegal and Mali
Senegal National Railways (Senegal and Mali)

Railways in Multiple Regions

Multiple Regions
- Caminho de Ferro de Benguela (Angola, Congo-DR, Zambia)
- Railroads of Central and Southern Africa
- Shongololo Express (Southern Africa and Tanzania)

- Mashonaland Railway
- Bechuanaland Railway (later Rhodesia Railways)
- Zambia Railways

See also
More About Traveling by Train in Africa
Transportation in in Africa
Africa Travel Guide

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