Central East African Railways
 
             
 

CEAR train at Nayuci
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CEAR train at Nayuci (frontier with Mozambique).

 

CEAR MalawiMax bulk hopper wagon
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CEAR MalawiMax bulk hopper wagon.

 

CEAR container train at Lilongwe
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CEAR container train at Lilongwe.

 
 

CEAR Mango Mover inside deck-covered wagon
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CEAR Mango Mover inside deck-covered wagon.

 

CEAR train LP1 at Lambulira, Malawi
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CEAR train LP1 at
Lambulira, Malawi
12 May 2001.


click here to download a video clip of the above CEAR train
(size 952 KB)

 

CEAR office car EX-1
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CEAR office car EX-1

 
 

CEAR INSPECTION TRIP - JULY 2006

 
     
 

wash away W of Mchinji
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Wash away west of Mchinji.

 

plinthed steam loco no. 49 at Lilongwe
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Plinthed steam loco No. 49 at Lilongwe.

 

SB freight at Kanengo
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CEAR freight train southbound at Kanengo.

 
 

secure fueling at Kanengo
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Secure fueling at Kanengo.

 

overview at Kanengo
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Overview of Kanengo.

 

SB freight at Salima
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CEAR freight train southbound at Salima.

 
 

CEAR staff at Salima
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CEAR staff at Salima.

 

Last section with token operation at Balaka
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Last section with token operation at Balaka.

 

squatters south of Luchenza
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Squatters south of Luchenza.

 
 

wood, charcoal & agriculture traffic at Khonjeni
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Wood, charcoal and agriculture traffic at Khonjeni.

 

NB passenger train at Thekerani
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Northbound passenger train at Thekerani.

 

loading containerized bananas at Thekerani
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Loading containerized bananas at Thekerani.

 
 

loading bananas at Thekerani
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Loading bananas at Thekerani.

 

stacking wood for next train
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Stacking wood for next train north at Thekerani.

 

Paul Ash riding shotgun
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Paul Ash ("Railways Africa" correspondent) riding shotgun south of Thekerani.

 
 

Makhanga station bell
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Station bell at Makhanga.

 

at Makhanga
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CEAR staff with Paul Ash at Makhanga.

 

strip mall at Makhanga
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Strip Mall at Makhanga.

 
 

using satellite phone at Thekerani
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Satellite phone in use at Thekerani.

 

Paul Ash interviews Mr. Konda
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Paul Ash (left) interviews CEAR's Kondwani Konda (right) at Thekerani
.

 

Paul Ash at Thekerani
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Paul Ash & friends at Thekerani.

 
 

NB passenger train at Luchenza
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Northbound passenger train at Luchenza.

 

view from guard's van
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View from CEAR's guard van north of Luchenza
.

 

CEAR train at Nansadi
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CEAR train at Nansadi.

 
 

CEAR train north of Nansadi
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CEAR train north of Nansadi.

 

CEAR train north of Nansadi
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CEAR train north of Nansadi
.

 

CEAR safety meeting
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CEAR locomotive department safety meeting at Limbe.

 
 

testing repaired engine
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Testing repaired engine at Limbe.

 

CEAR motor trolley workshop
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CEAR motor trolley workshop at Limbe.

 

 

 
             
 
Malawi Railways 1970-1974 photo collection
http://www.flickr.com/photos/malawirail/sets/72157594240198999/


CEAR photo collection by Vic Lines, Sept. 15-24, 2008
http://twofiveone.fotopic.net/c1595941.html

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