President Lazarus Chakwera will tomorrow preside over the opening of Shire North Railway Bridge at Nkaya in Balaka.
Secretary to the President and Cabinet Zangazanga Chikhosi has confirmed in a statement.
According to Chikhosi, the presidential public programme will start at 10AM.
The 165-metre long bridge has been constructed by Central East Africa Railway (CEAR) and has capacity to carry over 21 metric tonnes (MT) per axel. The previous bridge had a capacity of 15MT per axel.
CEAR Limited took over the management and operations of Malawi Railways Limited in November, 1999 through a Concession Agreement. It was awarded a 30-year concession, which includes the right to use, operate and manage the assets of Malawi Railways which include railway and the stations.