Africa Star Railway Operation Company (Afristar)

MGR revival on course as SGR marks fourth anniversary

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kiendi Ndambuki   When the transport sector’s history is written, Madaraka Express passenger and cargo services will occupy an important […]

SGR takes lead in strengthening Sino-Kenyan ties

Reading Time: 2 minutes Li Jiuping The global infrastructure landscape has changed tremendously since the advent of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), billed […]

SGR passenger train to resume, but with only half capacity

Reading Time: < 1 minute Madaraka Express operator Afristar has okayed the resumption of the passenger train with the first locomotive set to leave Nairobi […]

Madaraka Express service thrives amid Covid-19

Reading Time: 3 minutes Virginia Munyao  The Covid-19 pandemic has brought in its wake aftershocks that are being felt across the transport sector. The […]

Apprenticeship critical to localisation of Standard Gauge Railway

Reading Time: 3 minutes  Olivia Mengich     In a world where technology and innovation is increasingly shaping the way we do business, any […]

SGR skills transfer on course as 80pc of operations run by locals

Reading Time: 2 minutes TRANSPORT:  Skills transfer and subsequent handover of Standard Gauge Railways (SGR) operations to Kenyans has already hit the 80 per […]

Safety at the heart of efficient railway transport

Reading Time: 2 minutes Victor Gichuru  Railways have come a long way from the slow, noisy, air-polluting mode of transport to modern carriers that […]