Congo (Democratic Republic)

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Country Details

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National Railway System

UIC code

alpha CD

National Railway Operator

National Railway Society of Congo/Société Nationale Des Chemins De Fer Du Congo - SNCC - website in French.

See also Railways in the Democratic Republic of Congo description at


  • Online: unofficial timetable information is available at Fahrplancenter. Note that this may be substantially out of date.
  • Printed: summary timetables are available in some editions of the European Rail Timetable.


Printed Maps

World Rail Atlas - North, East and Central Africa by Neil Robinson.



  • 1067 mm 3' 6" - Cape Gauge
  • 1000 mm - Metre
  • 600 mm


25kV 50Hz

Covering 858 km of the Cape Gauge lines.

Rule of the road

Not known; probably single throughout.

Obscure and Sparse Passenger Services

None known