Kenya Railways is a State Corporation established under the Kenya Railways Corporation Act (Cap 397) of the Laws of Kenya.
The Governments of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan are committed to providing high capacity cost effective railway transport within the Northern Corridor.
This will be achieved through the construction of the proposed Standard Gauge Railway connecting Mombasa to Malaba (with a branch line to Kisumu) onward to Kampala, Kigali (with branch line to Kasese) and Juba (with a branch line to Pakwach).
The Railway line will have a uniform design specification which will permit seamless operation across the borders and in turn reduce costs.
The railway development will include upgrading and modernisation of the Railway Training Institutes in Nairobi and Tororo to provide local manpower for the construction and operation of the railways.
The Government of Kenya will develop Mombasa – Malaba/Kisumu section in two phases:
Phase 1 – Mombasa to Nairobi
Phase 2 – Nairobi to Malaba and Kisumu.
Construction of phase 1 (Mombasa – Nairobi Section) will commence early 2014 while feasibility Read more