Uhuru's grand ride nears but no insurance cover for SGR wagons - The Standard

Transport Principal Secretary Paul Mwangi boards an SGR locomotive in Mombasa. The officials are working round the clock as the D-day for the President's ride nears. [Gideon Maundu, Standard]. The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) is yet to get an ...

Truck operators fear loss of business with the launch of SGR - K24 TV

As the launch date for the Standard Gauge Railway inches closer, players in road transport are getting increasingly jittery about the future of their businesses. Those involved in logistics along the Nairobi-Mombasa route fear the SGR line will render ...

Train ride to Mombasa that shaped my destiny - Daily Nation

Dr Peter Kimani teaches journalism at the Aga Khan University's Graduate School of Media and Communications in Nairobi and is Visiting Writer-designate, Amherst College, in the US. His critically acclaimed historical novel, Dance of the Jakaranda (2017 ...

IG Boinnet warns against destruction of SGR infrastructure - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 27 – Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet has warned against vandalism of the Standard Gauge Railway infrastructure. Boinnet stated that any acts of destruction will amount to economic sabotage.

Police probe vandalism of guard rail ahead of SGR launch - Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)

However, Kenya Railways Managing Director Atanas Maina termed the damage to the guard rail as “nothing major” even though he could not specify the extent of the damage. “Police are investigating what happened but we view this as a malicious act,” Mr ...

Section of SGR vandalized ahead of Presidential launch - Citizen TV (press release)

A section of the new Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) has been vandalized at Mariakani in Kilifi County. However, Kenya Railways Managing Director, Atanas Maina, has termed the damage to the guard rail as a minor destruction. President Uhuru Kenyatta is ...

Boinnet issues stern warning after vandalism on section of Mariakani SGR - The Star, Kenya

This was after a section of the new Standard Gauge Railway was damaged by unknown people at Mariakani, Mombasa. Pictures seen by the Star shows a gap in one section of the guardrail. Speculation is rife that the damage caused on the rail is an act of ...

Police investigate vandalism of guard rail ahead of SGR launch - Daily Nation

Kinango OCPD Fredrick Lai (in a hat), accompanied by detectives, asseses the damage to a guard rail on a section of the Standard Gauge Railway at Kibanda Hasara, Kwale County, on May 27, 2017. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...