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Thousands of Kenyans use the new modern train in first week...

Over 7000 passengers have travelled with the newly launched Standard Gauge Railway in Kenya, Madaraka Express, reports Business Daily. https://twitter.com/SGR_Kenya/status/872515958325248007 “Over the last week we have...

Chinese couples hold their wedding at Kenyan train station

Work at the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) Nairobi Terminus on Saturday momentarily came to a halt when Kenyan workers joined their Chinese peers to...

Chinese President Xi’s special envoy to attend opening ceremony of railway...

Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong will attend a ceremony in Kenya to mark the completion of the railway linking Mombasa and Nairobi, a Chinese...

#SGRLaunch: SGR to reduce congestion at East Africa’s busiest port

The SGR is set to benefit East Africa's biggest port too. The Port of Mombasa plays an important role in China's Belt and Road initiative....

Kenyans benefit from skills through SGR vocational training

Over the past two years, Chinese corporations have focused on vocational training for Kenyan SGR employees. And by collaborating with colleagues in China, these companies...

#SGRLaunch: Role of the SGR in EAC integration

According to President Uhuru Kenyatta, the SGR is destined to go beyond Kenya’s borders, into Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The...

11 suspects accused of SGR vandalism charged with economic sabotage

Eleven people who were arrested in connection to vandalism of the multibillion-shilling Standard Gauge Railway line were on Friday charged with sabotage, destruction of...

#SGRLaunch: Railway project has huge impact on Kenyan communities

Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway project was split into two phases, with the first phase beginning in the coastal city of Mombasa and ending in...

Testing the tracks of SGR’s new Nairobi-Naivasha line

The massive effort to create a rail link between Kenya’s capital Nairobi and the strategically critical Indian Ocean port of Mombasa was derided by...

Chinese firm drills East Africa’s longest railroad tunnel

China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC), contractors of the Nairobi – Naivasha SGR Phase 2A, have successfully drilled the longest railway tunnel in East...
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