Our Services

We offer world class services for freight and passengers

Passenger Service


  • CEAR operates a regular passenger train service with standard Class Coaches among Limbe-Balaka and Liwonde-Nayuchi.
  • We have standard coaches with the following facilities; air condition, bedding and catering facilities light meals and refreshments. These coaches are available for special hiring arrangements.

General Freight


  • CEAR moves containerized, bagged, wet and bulk cargo. CEAR provides import and export services to and fro Malawi via Port of Nacala.
  • This service is operated in unit trains of 1800 freight ton or 42 wagons of freight.
  • Such freight could be from a single customer or shared by more than one customer.
  • The transit time to and from points in Malawi to Nacala port for these trains is, on average, 34 hours.

Comprehensiveness of the Nacala Corridor