“I found that, contrary to the government’s promises of prosperity, Kenya’s mega-railway is heading down the wrong track of development. My research shows that privileged groups, with sufficient access to economic resources, are experiencing several benefits.”….
The Kenya Rail Corporation (KRC) has announced the completion of rehabilitation works of the 24-kilometre old rail lines between Naivasha Inland Container Depot and the existing Longonot railway station at a total cost of Sh3.5 billion. The corporation’s Managing Director Philip Mainga told a parliamentary committee that the rail link […]
Kenyan railways is leaving no stone unturned to market its capacity and many opportunities within its freight services . Against increasing reports of low patronage and insolvency of the SGR projects, the management of the railway service said freight business is booming. According to the service, the first consignment of […]
Similar project has been rolled out in Ethiopia where two such electric light trains have been installed in Addis Ababa, with a total of 39 sub-stations, moving 60,00 people per hour in and out of the city.
Kenyan Chief of the Defence Forces Gen Robert Kibochi was on a three day project inspection tour. He inspected the rehabilitation of the Longonot -Mau Summit- Kisumu- Butere railway line, the construction works at the Kisumu Shipyard, the progress of the Wagon Ferry construction, the dredging at the Kisumu Port and […]