Railway Pricing in Developing Countries. A Comparative Analysis

Railway Pricing in Developing Countries. A Comparative Analysis

The Tanzania-Zambia Railway (TAZARA) to Dar es Salaam faces competition from road transport and from railway lines to other ports. It is required to cover both capital and operating costs. The author assesses its performance and its prospects.

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