Kenya

KENYA Railways (KR) celebrated the first day of commercial freight operations on the new standard-gauge Nairobi - Mombasa line on January 1.
Kenya Railways expects to complete a master plan, which includes the redevelopment of the existing 149km Nairobi Commuter Rail (NCR) network, within the next nine months. This will pave the…
KENYA’s President Mr Uhuru Kenyatta has flagged off the maiden freight and passenger trains on the 472.3km Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Nairobi to Mombasa.
THE Kenyan government has announced more than $US 730m in new funding for the first and second phases of the 592km Mombasa - Nairobi - Naivasha Standard-Gauge Railway (SGR) project…
THE first batch of freight wagons for Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) arrived at the port of Mombasa at the end of February.
Rift Valley Railways, which has the concession to operate and maintain Kenya’s 1918km metre-gauge network, wants Kenya Railways, the regulator, to take back control of the infrastructure and is seeking…
CONSTRUCTION of the $US 3.8bn 472km Mombasa - Nairobi standard-gauge railway (SGR) is due to be completed in March by China Railway and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), which has a 10-year…
THE first batch of coaches for the Mombasa - Nairobi Standard-Gauge Railway (SGR) line arrived at the port of Nairobi on January 29.
CHINA Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC) has successfully delivered the first six Df8B freight locomotives which will operate on the new standard-gauge railway in between Mombasa, and Nairobi, Kenya.
AFRICAN energy and infrastructure company Qalaa Holdings confirmed on January 5 that it has begun preliminary discussions to sell its 73.76% stake in Rift Valley Railways (RVR), which has a…
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