The train in Dakar is a relic like, many other manmade things. Those relics are repaired to be used again but to no avail. In a time when all eyes are on the new jewel: the Regional Express Train (TER) which, for the time being wastes away and feeds upon the dust at the Dakar train station; ‘’Le Petit Train Bleu’’, keeps on trying to assuage the mobility problem in the Senegalese capital.