New Nairobi-Mombasa Railway Line 'Faster Than Going By Road'
The standard gauge railway service that President Uhuru Kenyatta is to launch at the end of May has the capacity to carry 1,200 passengers per trip, Kenya Railways says. Managing Director Atanas Maina says initially only one train daily will operate between Mombasa and Nairobi.
Nation, 22 May 2017
A passenger train scheduled to operate on the standard gauge railway has the capacity to ferry 1,200 passengers per trip, the Kenya Railways has said. Read more »
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