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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.

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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