BR seeks private sector for passenger train service

In the works: The private sector is being invited into the provision of rail passenger services
In the works: The private sector is being invited into the provision of rail passenger services

Botswana Railways has formally invited the private sector to submit expressions of interest to collaborate in the passenger train service revival.

According to a public notice this week, the rail utility is seeking service providers who can collaborate or partner in passenger rail services provision. The expressions of interest are reserved for citizen-owned companies.

“Expression of Interest is sought to source service providers from the market to express interest in a partnership or collaboration opportunity to provide passenger train services,” reads the notice.

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