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Twilight Of The Lunatic Express - HuffPost

April 28, 2017 marked the last-ever journey of the Lunatic Express, 116 years after it was built under the British Empire's auspices. I won't miss it. It was the slowest and most scenic train I've ever taken in my life. Like climbing Everest, I suspect ...and more »

Kenya opens Chinese-built railway linking port to capital - Gulf Times

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta flags off a cargo train as it leaves the container terminal at the port of the coastal town of Mombasa. Text Size: A A A. Reuters/Mombasa, Kenya. Kenya inaugurated a $3.2bn railway funded by China linking the capital ...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. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Opposition chief Raila Odinga has sharply narrowed the gap with ...and more »

Chinese-built railway pushes forward Kenya's modernization drive - China Daily

NAIROBI — The 480 km railway linking Kenya's largest port city Mombasa to capital Nairobi, slated to be officially launched on Wednesday, will be a key infrastructure project that will push forward the East Africa nation's modernization drive, a ...and more »

Kenya unveils first new railway in a century - Gulf Times

More than a century after a colonial railway gave birth to modern Kenya, the country is betting on a new Chinese-built route to cement its position as the gateway to East Africa. The $3.2 billion (2.8 billion euro) railway linking Nairobi with the port ...and more »

Celebrities in a major concert to celebrate SGR at KICC tonight - The Standard

President Uhuru Kenyatta unveils the Mombasa Terminal of the Standard Gauge Railway dubbed 'Madaraka Express' on 31st May,2017. The President officially commissioned the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway and was joined by national and government ...and more »

Kenya's ambitious new railway raises cost concerns - RFI

Kenya on Wednesday unveiled the first section of its 12-billion-euro railway. The standard gauge railway (SGR) will link Nairobi with the port city of Mombasa, and eventually to cities in Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan. Billed as the most ambitious ...and more »

Kenya launches flagship standard gauge railway set to transform nation - Xinhua

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (C) speaks at the launching ceremony of Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), in Mombasa, Kenya, on May 31, 2017. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched the passenger train service of the 480-km ...and more »

(My Railway, My Story) Part 2: Stations - Xinhua

Photo taken on May 10, 2017 shows the Emali station on Kenya's Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR). (Xinhua/Chen Cheng). Related: Chinese-built railway pushes forward Kenya's modernization drive. NAIROBI, May 29 (Xinhua) -- The 480 km railway ...and more »

Kenya's new railway opens East African business gateway - Business Day

Kenya is betting on a new Chinese-built route to cement its position as the gateway to East Africa. Picture: AFP PHOTO / TONY KARUMBA. Mombasa, Kenya — Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday inaugurated a Chinese-built railway, the country's ...and more »