New, improved passenger train sets off

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LOBATSE: President Ian Khama yesterday officially launched Botswana Railways’ passenger train in Lobatse, marking the popular service’s return after an eight-year absence.

The train, which was unveiled under the new brand name, ‘BR Express’, was manufactured in South Africa by that country’s national rail utility, Transnet.

The BR Express boasts state of the art features including air conditioning, business boardrooms, TV sets, Wifi and luxurious sleeper room.  It has been classified into three categories being the standard passenger seater, business seater and buffet car.

Editor's Comment
Happy Independence!

We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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