East African Railways, a rail network that was jointly operated by Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania, broke up in 1977. Each country now administers its own system with varied success. The Tanzania-Zambia (Tanzam or Tazara) Railway between Lusaka, Zambia, and the port of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is an important railway in the region as well.
Line-up of East African Railways motive power at Nairobi MPD with 60 Class Garratt 6024 Sir James Hayes Saddler prominent left and 57/58 Class right. Five 59 Class Garratts, two 29 (Tribal) Class and two tank engines are also quite clearly discernable. The post card was probably produced around 1955-6 - EAR&H Postcard via Cliff Rossenrode