Work on the railway linking the port of Maputo to South Africa is underway and should be finished by July. The $20 million project includes replacing rails, sleepers, points and ballast, overhauling the drainage system and repairing stations, especially at the Ressano Garcia border post. At present the line has a capacity of 30 freight trains per week and is used largely to transport export goods such as sugar, granite, ferrochrome, coal and magnetite from South Africa. However, after the overhaul capacity is expected to double by 2008 and could attract cargo from other countries in the region including Zambia and Democratic Republic of Congo.

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