The Railway Training Institute (RTI) has been identified as the Centre of Excellence for the Capacity building in
the Railway Sector for the Kenya and the region.
The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) development for Kenya and the Region entails upgrading and modernization of the Railway Training Institutes in Nairobi and Tororo to provide local manpower for the construction, management and operation of the railways.
It is currently working with the strategic partners in developing a Rail curriculum; Training of Trainers; and developing human capacity for managing Kenya’s new and existing rail network
The Institute has developed a training plan which focuses on:
This is being conducted in which is being conducted by CRBC in three different programme as follows:
- Locomotive Driving Course
- Rail Signaling Technician Course
- Rail Information and Communication Technician Course
- Rail Track Maintenance Technician Course
Scholarship for a Bachelor’s Degree in Rail Operation.
Kenyan students are undertaking a Bachelor’s Degree Course in Rail Technology specializing in construction,
management and operation. The training is being sponsored by China Construction and Communication
Company (CCCC) and China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC).
Training of Trainers (TOT)
A team of trainers from the Institute undertook short term training where the team was empowered to oversee local training efficiently.