Why are they going back to their old railways after their agreement and ambitious plans for East Africa’s Standard Gauge Railway network.
In August 2013 the Presidents of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda signed a Tripartite Agreement; for the development and operation of a 1,500km-long joint Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) system; … Read More
Kenya seeks for another funds to complete stage three of the standard gauge railway.
Kenya is seeking for fund from China to complete the third phase of the standard gauge railway. The negotiating is a loan worth Sh 370 billion that will ensure passengers, goods and equipment are secure during … Read More
The Madaraka Express in Kenya makes list of remarkable rail tours in the world.
Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway also known as The Madaraka Express is now among the list of remarkable rail tours in the world. This report is according to British Media, The Telegraph; who published its survey on … Read More
Trade Minister address competitor’s fear over SGR immediate operation in Tanzania
With the immediate complete of the Standard Gauge Railway, Competitors are afraid that their own business will be on hold. This was address during a Transporters Association of Tanzania annual general meeting as competitors became worried.
In an effort … Read More
China’s CCCC to construct a US$398 million oil port in Mombasa, Kenya
The Kenyan Ports Authority has confirmed the award of a US$398million oil facility in Mombasa. The contract award recipient is China Communications Construction Company (CCCC).
This US$398 million oil port facility will certainly boost the nation’s oil handling … Read More
Mombasa governor advice President Kenyatta on the SGR second phase construction.
Mombasa governor Hassan Joho has advice President Kenyatta to stop the SGR second phase construction. According to the governor, the country is already in huge financial debt. Meanwhile the project will cost the nation more than Sh800 billion.
The … Read More
Kenya increases number of cargo trains in Mombasa-Nairobi route to seven.
The daily number of standard gauge railway (SGR) cargo trains on the Mombasa-Nairobi route will to increase to seven (7) daily by Friday. This will in turn increase competition with road transporters.
Previously, only six (6) trains carrying 654 … Read More
Motions to connect the Eastern part Africa through railway network are on. The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) are on track with financial deal signed by the president of Uganda Yoweri Museveni.
After two years delay Uganda finally agreed to sign the deal for the SGR to connect East Africa via … Read More
SGR construction face set-back after demonstration by environmentalist in kenya.
The standard gauge railway construction (SGR) phase two construction has had a set-back due to the demonstration. The demonstration is for the SGR to be reroute around the park. The park is a major tourist attraction as it is close … Read More