Train was a danger to passengers – Ramsden

source: Mmegi
DIRANG LEKUNTWANE
Correspondent

PALAPYE – The government stopped the use of the Botswana Railways (BR) passenger train because it posed a danger to the lives of passengers.

But moves to re-introduce the passenger service could be considered by government in the near future. Minister of Transport and Communication Frank Ramsden said this yesterday at the two-day Road Transport Pitso 2010.”We stopped the use of the passenger train because it could bring dire consequences for passengers” he said.

The theme of the conference is “Effective and Efficient Transport System Stakeholders Involvement – A key Driver To Economic Growth”. Addressing attendees, Ramsden said both rail and road networking were essential locally and for [continue reading]

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