Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) is a state corporation established under The Railway Act No. 10 of 2017 with the core mandate of providing an efficient and effective rail transport service, manage and develop rail infrastructure and ensuring rail infrastructure safety and security in Tanzania Mainland.
The History of Tanzania Railways Corporation can be traced back from 1948 after the establishment of the East Africa Railways and Harbours Corporation (EAR&H).
East African Railways and Harbours Corporation (EAR&H) was a defunct company that operated railways and harbours in East Africa from 1948 to 1977.
It was formed in 1948 for the new East African High Commission by merging the Kenya and Uganda Railways and Harbous with the Tanganyika Railway of the Tanganyika Territory.
As well as running railways and harbours in the three territories it ran inland shipping services on Lake Victoria, Lake Kyoga, Lake Albert and the Victoria Nile and the Albert Nile.
When the East African Railways and Harbours Coorporation was dissolved in 1977 and its assets divided between Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, Tanzania Railways Corporation was formed to take over its operations in Tanzania.
The Privatization Policy
Due to failure of Economic Recovery Programme(ERP) and Railways Rehabilitation Program(RPP) at the end of year 1990 donors decided to stop investing in rail transport and they insisted the Privatization policy.
Objectives of Privatizing Rail Transport were,
To engage investors from private sectors.
To engage management from private sectors
To reduce Government Burden
To invade new Technology routine in activities.
15 Job Opportunities | Nafasi za Kazi TRC ~ Electrical Artisans (Diesel Electrical)
POST ELECTRICAL ARTISANS (DIESEL ELECTRICAL) – 15 POST
POST CATEGORY(S) ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION
EMPLOYER TANZANIA RAILWAYS CORPORATION (TRC)
APPLICATION TIMELINE: 2021-08-20 2021-09-03
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
i.To maintain rolling stock and locomotives;
ii.To maintain workshop machinery and plants;
iii.To service handling equipment and ancillary plants;
iv.To perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
Form four Certificate with Technician Certificate in Locomotive Engineering in Diesel Electrical from recognized institution
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