Tag: SGR Trains

China firm bags deal for studies to extend rail to JKIA, city centre

| June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
China firm bags deal for studies to extend rail to JKIA, city centre

Kenya has given China another sweetheart deal after agreeing to have a Chinese company conduct feasibility studies to expand the SGR to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) and the city centre via Syokimau. Kenya Railways managing director Atanas Maina said China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) was conducting studies which will set the stage for […]

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REVEALED: Speaker Muturi was Designated Survivor When Uhuru and Ruto Took SGR Train Ride

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
REVEALED: Speaker Muturi  was Designated Survivor When Uhuru and Ruto Took SGR Train Ride

On Wednesday, Speaker Justin Muturi woke up like any other day, only that today he was to be among a select group to ride on the inaugural SGR train. As the Standard reports, Muturi left his house in a 3 car motorcade, dropped by Parliament Buildings to sign a few papers and hold some short […]

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VIDEO: Uhuru’s full speech at the launch of the SGR Train in Mombasa

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
VIDEO: Uhuru’s full speech at the launch of the SGR Train in Mombasa

President Kenyatta directed that passengers riding SGR train be charged Sh700 for economy class and cargo charges not over Sh50,000 per container. He said this while launching train services at Miritini station, Mombasa. He also vowed that he will approve execution of people convicted of vandalising the SGR and causing economic sabotage. -NTV

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VIDEO: SGR train named Madaraka Express

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
VIDEO: SGR train named Madaraka Express

The standard gauge railway train to be launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday has been given a name. An advertisement in local dailies shows that the train has been named Madaraka Express. “The Madaraka Express is here!” the advertisement read. It further stated that the train will offer intercity and county train services. The […]

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47 pupils to join Uhuru in maiden SGR ride

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
47 pupils to join Uhuru in maiden SGR ride

Forty seven pupils drawn 47 schools to represent the 47 counties in the country will on Wednesday join President Uhuru Kenyatta on the maiden standard gauge railway (SGR) ride from Mombasa to Nairobi. The pupils were picked by their respective school and grouped under the Pupils Reward Scheme, a mentorship programmed under the Presidency and […]

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