Eswatini Railways is a parastatal organization that provides transport services for import and export commodities as well as transit cargo. It is rated one of the best railways in the SADC region in terms of transit time, reliability and predictability. It links Swaziland’s main industrial centres with the railway systems of South Africa, Mozambique and other SADC countries that trade with overseas markets. This railway owns and maintains the infrastructure, rolling stock and operates a 301km rail network.
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Eswatini Railways moves a wide variety of goods through the rail ntwork;
Exports: such as; sugar, coal, canned fruit, wool pulp and timber.
Imports: petroleum products and general goods.
Eswatini Railways operates a state of the art Dry Port which acts as a satellite port for Durban Port.
Our network extends east from Matsapha Industrial Site to Phuzumoya where it connects with Northern rail link to access the South African ports of Durban and Richards Bay. The Mananga link to the North provides access to northern countries such as Zimbabwe, Zambia, and DRC.
Eswatini Railways Values
Professionalism – maintain the highest level of competence in the discharge of its duties.
People Centric –We place people first and encourage meaningful relationships in our processes.
Accountability – We take ownership and responsibility to our customers and stakeholders while embracing moral and ethical behaviour in our business dealings.
Reliability – Dependable, we can count on you / We are dependable/ You can count on us.
Team-work – We strive to work in a spirit of complementarity, where everyone’s effort and contribution will be respected, appreciated, and valued
Integrity – We maintain the highest standards of ethical behaviour when executing our duties.
The ESR Vision
To be a sustainable total logistics partner of choice.
The ESR Mission Statement
To provide competitive and quality logistics services using innovative solutions to stimulate economic growth.