Minister of transport, communications works and Supply Christopher Yaluma, says the five- member board has since been served with letters.
Mr. Yaluma however says the decision is not linked in any way to the wrangles between the board and Company Chief Executive Officer, Professor Clive Chirwa.
Those affected are Mark Chona who was the Chairperson, Professor Oliver Saasa, Geoffrey Mulenga, Irene Mbewe and Jonam Mwansa.
Meanwhile the outgoing Zambia Railways Limited board says Professor Clive Chirwa has been making what they term unheard of demands which have been a challenge in the operations of the board.
At a press briefing in Lusaka former board Chairperson Professor Saasa said at no time did the board ask for allowances beyond the agreed terms with management.
Professor Saasa claimed that professor Chirwa has been demanding a salary of 248 million per month and a rented house at 72 million Kwacha contrary to the decision by the boards.
Professor Chirwa will after the main news feature on the Assignment Program to answer on these allegations and many other issues.