Proposal to make SGR electric timely

Reading Time: 2 minutes The idea of making Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) electric as proposed by the World Bank is a timely one and […]

SGR expansion bears many strategic advantages

Reading Time: 2 minutes The ambitious Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project has been making headlines since its inception. The initial phase, connecting Mombasa and […]

Passengers traffic on Madaraka Express drop by 9pc in October

Reading Time: < 1 minute The number of passengers ferried by the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) dropped marginally by about 9 per cent in October […]

Kenya faces stiff penalty if it terminates SGR contract

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite criticising the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) loan contract during political campaigns, the administration of President William Ruto is unlikely […]

Senate to grill top Treasury officials over SGR loans

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Senate wants the National Treasury to shed light on claims that the government was fined Sh1.3 billion by the […]

Yatani dismisses claims Kenya was fined Ksh1.3B by China for allegedly defaulting on SGR loans

Reading Time: 2 minutes Treasury Cabinet Secretary (CS) Ukur Yatani has dismissed claims that Kenya was fined Ksh1.3 billion for allegedly defaulting on Standard […]

SGR freight operations rise by 27.5 tonnes

Reading Time: 2 minutes The interlinkage between Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) and the Metre Gauge Railway has driven up cargo operations by 27.5 tonnes. […]

SGR cargo volumes surge by 24% in first 9 months of 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute  The tons of cargo hauled on Kenya’s modern train rose 24 percent in the first nine months to September as […]

Chinese built Standard Gauge Railway defies COVID-19 gloom

Reading Time: 3 minutes According to the latest economic data released towards the end of last year, Kenya’s standard gauge railway cargo revenue rose […]

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 […]