Beit Bridge

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Zimbabwe 1894-1969:Transport

  • The economic activities of the settlers needed good road networks to flourish
  • A revolution also occurred in the transport sector
  • Railway line were constructed to link major cities such as Salisbury, Mutare and Bulawayo
  • Mutare was linked to port Beira in Mozambique in 1898
  • Old strip roads and bumpy gravel travel were replaced by wide tarred highways
  • The Beit Trust Funds were used to build bridges across the the Limpopo, Zambezi and Save rivers
  • This led to easier and less dusty road travel
  • Air travelling became quite common

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