WALVIS BAY - Namibia has agreed in principle to the construction of a dedicated Trans-Kalahari railway line that will transport commodities, mainly coal, from Botswana to the Port of Walvis Bay.
Botswana’s Morupule coal deposit is one of the biggest deposits in the world and has the capacity to export about 100 million tonnes of coal per annum. The Trans-Kalahari railway line has been in the works for a couple of years, as it would make it ideal to export the coal through Walvis Bay. Botswana already has a dry port at Walvis Bay.
While no concrete figures are ...