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DISTRICT HEADQUARTER TOWNS ALONG THE RAILWAY LINES IN SIERRA LEONE

Sierra Leone has a railway network that was developed during the colonial era. Here are some district headquarters towns along the railway lines in Sierra Leone:

  1. Freetown: Although Freetown is not directly located along the railway lines, it serves as the capital and major hub of Sierra Leone. It is the starting point for the railway network.
  2. Lunsar: Lunsar is a town located in the Port Loko District, and it serves as an important junction along the railway lines. It is known for its iron ore mining activities.
  3. Makeni: Makeni is the largest city in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone and serves as the headquarters of the Bombali District. It is an important railway town along the line.
  4. Magburaka: Magburaka is the district headquarters of the Tonkolili District. It is located along the railway lines and serves as a major transportation hub.
  5. Bo: Bo is a major city in Sierra Leone and serves as the headquarters of the Bo District. Although it is not directly located along the railway lines, it is connected to the railway network through a branch line from Pendembu.
  6. Kenema: Kenema is the district headquarters of the Kenema District. It is not directly connected to the main railway lines, but it is accessible through a branch line from Pendembu.
  7. Pendembu: Pendembu is a town located in the Kailahun District. It serves as a junction where the main railway lines connect to the branch lines leading to Bo and Kenema.

These are some of the district headquarters towns along the railway lines in Sierra Leone. The railway network played a significant role in the transportation of goods and people during the colonial era and continues to serve as an important mode of transportation in the country.

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