Why Traveling With TRC?
Our transport is better organised than any other form of transport. It has fixed routes and schedules. It’s service is more certain, uniform and regular compared to other modes of transport.
1. Safety First
Our clients’ safety is our main goal; we follow strict working procedures and rules. The standards required, we encourage and demand permanent training, evaluation and learning. Railway is the safety form of transport, the chances of accidents and breakdowns of railways are minimum as compared to other modes of transport. We also provide all necessary equipment to guarantee our clients safety (first aid kit, fire extinguishers) and all our trek expeditions maintain contact via portable radios, we also count with General Positioning System (GPS) for longer expeditions.
2. Affordable Transport
It is a cheaper mode of transport compared to other modes of transport. Most of the working expenses of railways are in the nature of fixed costs, Coaches with different Classes give opportunities to many passengers of different levels of life to enjoy our services.
3. High Speed over Long Distances
It's speed over long distances compared to other mode of transport. It is the best choice for long distance traffic.
4. Opportunity to Adventure
Our spacious coaches and suites offer passengers the opportunity to move in from one coach to another enjoying the scenarial views of natural areas with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard.
One newly introduced Deluxe passenger train service departs every Sunday, alternating to Kigoma (Lake Tanganyika shore) three passenger train service per week are run between Tabora and Mpanda.
Catering Service; Meals are served in one charming Victorian atmosphere of the special restaurant cars and are complemented by a selection of delicious foods and drinks. An enthuastic team of chefs responsible for overseeing the very important task of ensuring guests every need is catered for. There is variety of fresh local ingredients and local dishes.
Mobile Devices and Internet; In maintaining the spirit of travel, the use of mobile phones are well ensured with charging systems and free Wi-FI internet.
The spacious coaches and suites offer passengers the opportunity to pass in from one coach to another enjoying the scenarial views of natural areas with fittings and facilities that are of the highest standard. All are equiped with a writing surface and a personal safe for valuables. Deluxe train has Second Class sitting coaches, Second Class Sleeping and Third Class Sitting Coaches
Two ordinary passenger trains per week are operating between Dar es salaam-Kigoma and Mwanza via Tabora back to Dar es salaam. Ordinary Train has First Class Sleeping Coaches, Second Class Sleeping Coaches, Second Class Sitting Coaches and Third Class Sitting Coaches altogether facilitated with special Restaurant Car and Delicious Foods and Drink.
Tanzania Railways Corporation operates commuter train services in the city of Dar es Salaam, It covers the distance of 12km from Ubungo Maziwa to the city centre via Kamata, Bakhresa, Buguruni kwa Mnyamani, Tabata Matumbi, Tabata Mwananchi/Relini and Mabibo, and 20km from City Centre to Pugu via, Kamata, Bungoni, Bakhresa, Vingunguti, Kipawa, Airport, Banana, Mombasa and Gongo la Mboto. The service is available during morning and evening rush hours throughout the week excluding Weekends and public holidays. The ticket price for a single fare from Dsm-Ubungo is Tshs 400 for adult, Dsm-Pugu is Tshs 600 and Tshs 100 for students.