Tag: Kenya Railways


How to Book SGR and Travel by Train in Kenya

It takes approximately four and a half hours to travel by SGR train from Mombasa to Nairobi, a trip that usually takes almost 10 hours by bus. This is How to Book SGR online.

FAKE: Syokimau Railway Station Not Recruiting

A Facebook post claiming that Syokimau Railway Station is hiring is fake. According to the post shared on 5th February, 2022, vacant positions in...

SGR Begins Transporting Tea After KTDA, Kenya Railways Strike Deal

“Today we are transporting 31 containers of tea on one train. This would have taken 31 trucks if we were to do it by road. We are therefore glad to be in this partnership with KTDA because the Madaraka Express Freight Service is a faster, safer and more efficient option,” Kenya Railways Managing Director Philip Mainga observed.

Nairobi Commuter Rail Services Resume – See the Full 2022 Schedule

Routes on the Nairobi service include the Nairobi-Ruiru route, Nairobi-Embakasi, Nairobi-Athi River/Lukenya, Nairobi-Syokimau and Nairobi-Kikuyu.

Nairobi-Kisumu Train a Hit on First Day of Resumption

Long queues were witnessed at Nairobi Central Station with many families opting for the 12-hour journey, most of them travelling upcountry for the festivities.

Digital Advertising Firm Rebrands In Deal With Kenya Railways

Kenya’s largest digital and transit advertising firm Digital Mara and Kenya Railways have unveiled fresh branding to boost experiences for brands, advertisers and passengers using services offered by Kenya Railways, including the Standard Gauge Railway and the Nairobi Commuter Rail. The partnership is designed to tap revenues for Kenya Railways from the digital out-of-home advertising which is growing by about 11% globally, according to Digital Mara’s Operations Director Anthony Stow. Digital Mara, which has rebranded from OOH Advertising, is the exclusive digital advertising concessionaire for Kenya Railways.

Madaraka Express Introduces Night Train After Curfew Exemption

The night service will see a third pair of trains deployed.

KQ Aligns Flight Schedule With JKIA Express Rail Service as Prices Slashed

are from the Nairobi Central Station to JKIA has also been halved, from Ksh500 to Ksh250.

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