Transforming Africa’s Economy through Rail, Uplifting Communities

The BBR line offers the shortest route from Beitbridge to Bulawayo, reducing the distance by more than 200 kilometers and cutting rail travel time from 6 days to 12 hours. This results in quicker and more efficient access to and from South Africa.

About Us

What we do

The BBR line became the first “Green Line” implemented and BBR undertook to follow and implement a comprehensive environmental management policy, which was independently conducted for the company, by international consultants.

The BBR line – up for EFFICIENCY and SYSTEMATIC shortened transit time, and prebooked scheduled block trains from Beitbridge to Bulawayo and Vic Falls.

What we do

Delivering Excellence in Rail Operations

Dry Cargo

Liquid Bulk


Rovos Rail Adventure

We play host to the Rovos train from Beitbridge to Bulawayo as part of its 3 day adventure that spans Pretoria to Victoria Falls.

Why Choose Us

Why Choose Us

  • Your reputation first

    BBR understands that when its customers commit to importing or exporting, effective and timeous communication is vital. Real time communications from South African ports to Bulawayo and to end destinations are now in place.

  • Less wait for freight

    In business, time is money. This direct route saves time by having a single operation with no exchange yards on its line. BBR owns marshaling yards at Beitbridge and Bulawayo. Rates are competitively structured to reward freight volumes.

  • Health, Safety & Environment

    Our policy is to ensure the Health, Safety and Welfare at work of all our Employees and any other persons who may be affected by our work activities. We will work with all stakeholders and adopt good practices to ….

News & Updates


Jairosi Jiri

BBR has a long-standing relationship with the Jairos Jiri Association going back to

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