Our railway lines stretch from the South (South African border) to the Northern part of our country (Angolan border) and from the central part of the country to the  coastal towns of Swakopmund, Walvis Bay and Luderitz. 

On the eastern and north eastern side, the railway line stretches up to Gobabis and Grootfontein respectively, providing an intermodal to neighboring countries via the Trans-Zambezi, Trans-Cunene and Trans-Kalahari highways. TransNamib promotes developmental initiatives to carry maximum freight task movement on various corridors and strategic locations in the SADC region, especially in supporting land-locked countries and provision of linkages to habours for countries such Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

TransNamib Holdings Limited is the national surface carrier of Namibia – a leader in provision of rail and road transport solutions within and across the border of the country. “TransNamib” was established in terms of the National Transportation Service Holding Company Act, 28 of 1998, and is the success or of the former TransNamib Ltd. All shares in TransNamib are owned by the Government of the Republic of Namibia, who also exercises non-regulatory control through the appointment of the Company’s directors.


To be the preferred transport and logistics partner in Namibia and beyond.


Providing total logistics solutions in rail- and road transport through a passion for excellence.

Core Values

Integrity – We never compromise the principles of working in an honest and ethical manner.

Safety – We believe that our people are our greatest asset and therefore we seek to implement mechanisms to ensure that all our stakeholders are never in harm’s way.

Excellence – We are unwavering in our pursuit of continuous improvement in the quest to deliver excellent service, first-time-every time.

Teamwork – We need each other to deliver on our service promise to our customers and therefore we shall work together in our quest to be the preferred logistics partner in Namibia and beyond.

Discipline – We passionately focus our energy to competently achieve the strategic objectives of our organisation.

Commitment – We have one mission and we shall never forget that we can only make a difference to our Nation, by delivering on our performance promises.

Strategic plan

The strategic direction of an organization is defined by its purpose, ultimate goals and underlying value statement, which represents the ethical approach in term of which an organization seeks to accomplish its vision and mission. TransNamib reviewed and formulated its strategic statements – aligned to vision 2030.

The company identified key contributors that focuses on improving customer services, Business Efficiency, and Business Continuity, and entails the following:

  • Investment in new rolling stock (locomotives, wagons and tankers)
  • Optimization of railway infrastructure and management systems
  • Re-alignment of resources and business processes
  • Regaining market share through improved service delivery and a focused Sales and Marketing Strategy
  • Aligning logistics services and operational processes to customer needs
  • Regaining control over the railway asset on its balance sheet
  • Enhancing operational Safety and
  • Improving corporate governance and risk management