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Completion of the Cape Town to Beira Railway – 6 October 1902

On 6 October 1902, the final section of the Cape Town to Beira Railway was completed, with the joining up of Salisbury with Bulawayo.

Here is a newspaper story published on 11 October 1902, which reports on this historic moment in building railways in Africa.

historical newspaper report on The Completion of the Cape Town to Breita Railway

Cheltenham Chronicle – Saturday 11 October 1902

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000518/19021011/145/0008

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