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Kenyans Cheer Opening Of Mombasa-Nairobi Railway - NPR

Just after the sun rose on Wednesday, people began streaming into the Mombasa terminal station. There was a red carpet, a helicopter and Kenyans dressed in their very best attire, with shimmering fabrics and dazzling hats. A little more than a hundred ...and more »

Kenyans relish "ride of the century" on SGR passenger train - Xinhua

The first train of Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) arrives at Nairobi Terminus in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, May 31, 2017. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched the passenger train service of the 480-km ...and more »

Chinese firm says confident in SGR contribution to Kenya's development - Xinhua

NAIROBI, May 30 (Xinhua) -- The 480-km railway linking Kenya's largest port city Mombasa to capital Nairobi, slated to be officially launched on May 31, will be a key infrastructure project that will push forward the East Africa nation's modernization ...and more »

Kenya opens Nairobi-Mombasa Madaraka Express railway - BBC News

Kenya has opened a major new railway between the port city of Mombasa and the capital, Nairobi, 18 months early. President Uhuru Kenyatta said during the launch that the $3.2bn (£2.5bn) Chinese-funded line signalled a new chapter in the country.and more »

Kenya's new Madaraka Express railway in pictures - BBC News

Kenya has inaugurated its first major new railway for more than a century, running from the capital, Nairobi, to the port city of Mombasa. Train Image copyright Michael Khateli. The $3.2bn (£2.5bn) Chinese-funded railway is the country's biggest ...and more »

Kenya Just Opened a $4 Billion Chinese-Built Railway, its Largest Infrastructure Project in 50 Years - Newsweek

Kenya has just opened its largest infrastructure project in over 50 years—with a little help from some Chinese friends. Uhuru Kenyatta, the Kenyan president, announced Wednesday the completion of the first stage of a major railway connecting the ...and more »

Nairobi to Mombasa high-speed railway opens - CNN

Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) East Africa is now more accessible than ever. After two years of construction, Kenya's largest infrastructure project since independence, a $3.8 billion Chinese-built high speed railway, is up and running. It's around 300 miles ...and more »

Kenya inaugurates Standard Gauge Railway - International Railway Journal

KENYA's President Mr Uhuru Kenyatta has flagged off the maiden freight and passenger trains on the 472.3km Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Nairobi to Mombasa. Related Posts. Adani rethinks Queensland coal line project. Sep 14, 2018 |. Bucharest ...and more »

Uhuru, Raila in tight race, Ipsos opinion poll shows - The Star, Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto address Changamwe residents at Port Reitz Station in Mombasa yesterday. PSCU. Opposition chief Raila Odinga has sharply narrowed the gap with President Uhuru Kenyatta — Uhuru 47, Raila ...and more »

Interview: New railway to boost Kenya's coastal tourism - Xinhua

MOMBASA, Kenya, May 30 (Xinhua) -- The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is likely to boost Kenya's coastal tourism that has been hit by insecurity fears, a hotelier said on Tuesday. Mombasa-based Serena Beach and Resort General Manager Tuva ...and more »