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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Chinese Firm Sets A New Date For Surrendering SGR Operations To Kenyan Government

The Chinese company as of now running the Standard Gauge Railway has a set date to completely surrender the activities of the railway project to the Kenyan government. The Chinese firm, Africa Star Railway Operations Company (Afristar), has maintained that it will surrender the operations to Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) in May 2022.

  5 days ago ago
Chinese Firm Sets A New Date For Surrendering SGR Operations To Kenyan Government

TRAVEL

Govt Clarifies on Kisumu Train Resumption Ahead of Christmas Travels

Kenyans planning to travel to the Western region during Christmas period will be able to use the train following successful completion of the rehabilitation works of the Nakuru - Kisumu metre-gauge railway line. Speaking to the media, Kenya Railways Managing Director, Philip Mainga, affirmed that the railway line would commence operations in December 2021 in order to ferry both cargo and passengers during the festive season.

  12 days ago ago
Govt Clarifies on Kisumu Train Resumption Ahead of Christmas Travels

SOCIETY

Kenyans Applaud Kenya Railways for Banning 7 Annoying Behaviors on SGR Train

Courtesy A number of Kenyans are happy after the railways authority issued a public notice banning behaviors that are likely to breach peace while riding on SGR and prescribed a set of penalties for the offences. Through a public notice posted on their Facebook page, Kenya Railways has prohibited misconducts such us “loud music, dancing, use of threatening or abusive language, violent acts, shouting, fighting and other forms of demeanor.”

  1 month ago ago
Kenyans Applaud Kenya Railways for Banning  7 Annoying Behaviors on SGR Train

SOCIETY

News Just In: Nairobi-Bound SGR Train Develops a Mechanical Problem, Leaves Passengers Stranded

A Nairobi-bound SGR train from Mombasa has developed a mechanical problem causing an undue delay, Kenya Railways have announced. The Inter-county train left Mombasa at 8:00 a.m and was expected to reach its final destination, Nairobi Terminus, at exactly 1:42 p.m. However, after the mechanical hitch, Kenya Railways have sent a rescue locomotive to the scene to enable the passengers to complete their journey.

  17 days ago ago
News Just In: Nairobi-Bound SGR Train Develops a Mechanical Problem, Leaves Passengers Stranded

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Kenya Railways Posts Ksh.24 Billion Loss For Second Year In A Row

The Kenya Railways Corporation has proceeded to seep as it persists in loss-making territory for yet another year. According to data from the Consolidated National Government Investment Report enclosing the 2020/21 financial year, the railway operator reserved an intact loss of Ksh.24 billion. Super screenshot. The loss by KRC was massive among State Corporations in the time that also saw the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) post a Ksh.7.1 billion net loss.

  16 days ago ago
Kenya Railways Posts Ksh.24 Billion Loss For Second Year In A Row

SOCIETY

SGR passenger trains stops midway over safety scare

Passengers aboard the Nairobi and Mombasa bound Madaraka Express have been left stranded after both trains had been stopped halfway over a protection scare at the rail route. A passenger aboard the 3 pm explicit educate from Mombasa instructed opera news , that their journey was cut quick at a prevent among Mtito Andei and Kibwezi at about 5.30 pm.

  13 days ago ago
SGR passenger trains stops midway over safety scare

MILITARY

KDF Boss Defends Militarization of Public Institutions

Chief of Defence Forces Robert Kibochi has defended the involvement of the military in civilian affairs by running certain public institutions. In a TV interview on Wednesday night, November 3, Kibochi noted that according to the constitution the military is mandated to cooperate and assist other government agencies either in times of crisis or emergencies.

  1 month ago ago
KDF Boss Defends Militarization of Public Institutions

SOCIETY

Kenya Railways Issues Statement On Resumption Of Kisumu Train Ahead Of Festive Season

Kenyans intending to travel toward the Western region during Christmas period will be able to utilize the train following successful completion of the rehabilitation works of the Nakuru - Kisumu meter-gauge railway line. Addressing the media, Kenya Railways Managing Director, Philip Mainga, insisted that the railway line would initiate operations in December 2021 to ferry both cargo and travelers during the festive season.

  12 days ago ago
Kenya Railways Issues Statement On Resumption Of Kisumu Train Ahead Of Festive Season

SOCIETY

SGR Train Stalls Midway From Mombasa

The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) train heading to Mombasa from Nairobi on Thursday, November 18 stalled, at the Lesonkoyo Station. In a statement released by Kenya Railways, the train developed a mechanical problem, causing undue delay and inconvenience to the passengers. The corporation stated that it had dispatched a rescue locomotive to enable the passengers complete the journey following the unexpected interruption of their journey.

  17 days ago ago
SGR Train Stalls Midway From Mombasa

SOCIETY

Kenya Railways Make Changes To Passengers Service Train Ahead Of Schools Short Break Closure

The Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) has given an update on the Madaraka Express passenger train ahead of schools short closure. Through a notification issued on Wednesday, September 29, Kenya Railways declared that it has expanded the number of coaches for the train. The transition to increment coaches is pointed toward catering for students who are set to close schools beginning this week and utilizing the Nairobi - Mombasa route.

  2 months ago ago
Kenya Railways Make Changes To Passengers Service Train Ahead Of Schools Short Break Closure

SOCIETY

10 Years In Prison if Found Blocking a Train: Kenya Railways Via NTSA Warns

Following increase incident of Railways high jacking, the Kenya Railways authority has taken it serious and sought to have a law to bar that. It has therefore, partnered with the NTSA to carb that. You will be imprisoned for quite some time in case you are seen as blameworthy of obstructing a train, the Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) has said.

  2 months ago ago
10 Years In Prison if Found Blocking a Train: Kenya Railways Via NTSA Warns

SOCIETY

Hundreds Of Kenyans Using SGR Left Stranded As Kenya Railways Announce System Failure

SGR (Photo Courtesy) The standard digital railway (SGR) has been the most reliable means of transport for Kenyans travelling from Mombasa to Nairobi and vice versa. However, the SGR has left several users stranded as the online booking systems experienced some failure. According to K24 digital news reports, the Kenya Railways Cooperation urged their customers to book their tickets over the counter rather than online as the services were unavailable.

  2 months ago ago
Hundreds Of Kenyans Using SGR Left Stranded As Kenya Railways Announce System Failure

SOCIETY

The KRC Gives Stern Warning To Passengers Who'll Be Thrown Out Of Train If They Breach The Rules

Police officers manning one of the trains (Photo Courtesy: Twitter) The Kenya Railway management is getting more strict to the passengers using trains as their means of travel. Trains have become a crucial, effective and cost effective means of transport in the country, but some Kenyans seem to be showing off their misconduct at the railways stations and in the trains.

  1 month ago ago
The KRC Gives Stern Warning To Passengers Who'll Be Thrown Out Of Train If They Breach The Rules

SOCIETY

SGR Train Causes Inconvenience To Passengers After Stalling Midway From Mombasa

On Thursday, November 18, the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) train from Nairobi to Mombasa stuck at the Lesonkoyo Station. According to Kenya Railways, the train suffered a mechanical malfunction, causing passengers considerable delay and annoyance. The company reported that it has despatched a rescue locomotive to allow passengers to complete their journey when it was unexpectedly interrupted.

  17 days ago ago
SGR Train Causes Inconvenience To Passengers After Stalling Midway From Mombasa

TRAVEL

Kenya Railways Announces SGR System Failure, Unveils Way Forward

The Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) has announced a system failure on Sunday, September 12, affecting online booking services for customers using the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) line. According to KR, the system failure meant travellers could not purchase tickets online or through the (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) USSD payment solution.

  2 months ago ago
Kenya Railways Announces SGR System Failure, Unveils Way Forward

SOCIETY

Kenya Railways Refute Claims Of One Of Its Trains Derailing Leading To Heavy Traffic Jam In The City

Kenya Railways has dismissed claims that one of its trains derailed on Friday, September 24, morning causing a heavy traffic snarl up in the city. In the morning of Friday, an unusual traffic gridlock was reported for along the bustling Mbagathi Way and Langata Road, stretching for kilometers.

  2 months ago ago
Kenya Railways Refute Claims Of One Of Its Trains Derailing Leading To Heavy Traffic Jam In The City

MILITARY

Military Has Revitalized Running Of Deteriorating Public Institutions-Chief Of Defense Forces

Chief of Defense Forces Robert Kibochi has defended the involvement of the military in civilian affairs by running specific public institutions. In a TV interview on Wednesday night, November 3, Kibochi noticed that as per the constitution the military is mandated to cooperate and assist other government organizations either in the midst of emergency or crises.

  1 month ago ago
Military Has Revitalized Running Of Deteriorating Public Institutions-Chief Of Defense Forces

EDUCATION

Changes Announced By the Kenya Railways Prior to School Closure

Prior to the closure of schools, the Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) has released an update on the Madaraka Express passenger train. Kenya Railways confirmed that the train's number of coaches has been enhanced in a notice published on Wednesday, September 29. The decision to expand the number of coaches is intended to accommodate kids who will be forced to close their classes beginning this week and who would be traveling between Nairobi and Mombasa.

  2 months ago ago
Changes Announced By the Kenya Railways Prior to School Closure

TRAVEL

Kenya Railways Responds After Nairobi Train Stalled Mid-Journey

Passengers headed to Nairobi from Lukenya were on the morning of Thursday, October 21, left stranded after the train they were travelling in halted mid-journey. Taking to web-based media, the travelers lamented that the train had stalled for over 60 minutes. In an assertion, Kenya Railways clarified that the train had slowed down because of a mechanical issue and that its technicians were working to restore the services.

  1 month ago ago
Kenya Railways Responds After Nairobi Train Stalled Mid-Journey

SOCIETY

Hundreds Stranded As Kenya Railways Announces System Failure On SGR

Hundreds of passengers on Sunday September 12 were stranded after the standard Gauge Railway SGR system failed affecting online booking. In a statement the Kenya Railways corporation (KRC) announced that the SGR online booking system had failed and for those willing to book should tickets from the counter.

  2 months ago ago
Hundreds Stranded As Kenya Railways Announces System Failure On SGR