Kenya to Finish Most Expensive Infrastructural Project Ever
The U.S.$3 billion project is set to transform logistics from the rapidly expanding port at the coast to the mainland, with cargo set to move 10 times faster to the Ugandan border compared to road transport.
Nation, 2 January 2017
This will be the year of the railway - perhaps mimicking 1899, when the current railway reached Nairobi. Read more »
A section of the standard gauge railway at Simba Station in Makueni County.
Nation, 22 December 2016
Construction works at the Standard Gauge Railway's Mombasa West Station in Maganda, Miritini area came to a standstill for over four hours on Thursday following protests by… Read more »
Nation, 8 December 2016
The Chinese company that will operate business on the standard gauge railway has committed to employ up to 3,000 Kenyans when it starts commercial operations in January 2018. Read more »
East African, 7 December 2016
Kenya and Uganda are set to sign a joint financing deal for building the second phase of the standard gauge railway (SGR). Read more »
Nation, 2 December 2016
Kenyan contractors supplying heavy duty equipment for the standard gauge railway project say they have been edged out of business by Chinese nationals. Read more »