The Freedom Train_Zimbabwe's Only Commuter Train

Chugging through townships, maize fields and scrubland as the sun rises, Zimbabwe’s only commuter train is cheap and reliable – two qualities its passengers cherish in a downwards-spiralling economy

The popular service was revived in November after being suspended for 13 years. The rail network collapsed under President Robert Mugabe, who ruled for nearly four decades until he was ousted in 2017.