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The Mauritania Railway consists of a single, 704-kilometres long railway line linking the iron mining centre of Zouerate and M'Haoudat mines with the port of Nouadhibou. It is known as one of the longest trains in the world, it runs with 4 locomotives and 210 freight cars with a total length of 2,5 km across the Sahara desert.

 

Mauritania 1971 Train de la Miferma stamp

Mauritania 1971, Train de la Miferma.

 

Mauritania 1993, M'Haoudat mine.

 

Mauritania 2003
titles: Train Minéralier, Train de Service and Train du Desert.

 

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