The corporation is also holding talks to finance a system that will ensure the railway, its passengers, goods and equipment travel securely through populated regions in its 974-kilometre journey from Mombasa to Malaba in Busia County. The terms of China's loan repayment are the subject of debate after revelations that the port of Mombasa may be handed over to the Chinese if Kenya defaults.
Govt, China Discusses U.S.$3,7 Billion Railway Loan
Nation, 20 March 2019
The government is negotiating with China for a loan of about Sh370 billion to complete the third phase of the standard gauge railway. Read more »
Trains at Mombasa Terminus in Miritini (file photo).
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