[quote]Until the 1990s nearly all Zambia’s foreign trade was transported by rail. Today trucks are the dominant transport mode. The resulting damage to Zambia’s roads and concerns over congestion, safety and environment damage have led to widespread calls for the Government to act to reverse the switch from rail to road. Plans have been announced to rehabilitiate existing rail lines to construct new routes.[/quote]
Read the full report from Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR) on Should the Zambian Government Invest in Railways, or attend the event where Alan Whiteworth will present his findings.