• 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.


1. CEAR operates a regular passenger train service with standard  Class Coaches among Limbe-Balaka and Liwonde-Nayuchi.


 2. 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.


Comprehensiveness of the Nacala Corridor:

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