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Kenya railway starts operation with help from China

Updated: Oct 17,2019 11:06 AM    Xinhua
The first passenger train of the first phase of the Nairobi-Malaba Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) stops at the Nairobi Station in Kenya. The first phase of the project, 120 kilometers from Nairobi to Naivasha, was launched on Oct 16, 2019. The project was implemented by China Communications Construction Company through an EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) mode. The speed of passenger trains is 120 km/h, and that of cargo trains is 80 km/h. [Photo/Xinhua]
Trains stop at the Nairobi Station in Kenya on Oct 16, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]
A train carrying Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta arrives at the Maai Mahiu Station, on Oct 16, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks at the launching ceremony of the first phase of the Nairobi-Malaba SGR project at the Maai Mahiu Station on Oct 16, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]
A train is about to depart from the Maai Mahiu Station on Oct 16, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]
A train is about to depart from the Maai Mahiu Station on Oct 16, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]

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