KENYA JUST OPENED A $4 BILLION CHINESE-BUILT RAILWAY, ITS LARGEST INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT IN 50 YEARS

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KENYA JUST OPENED A $4 BILLION CHINESE-BUILT RAILWAY, ITS LARGEST INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT IN 50 YEARS

Post  Sirop14 on Wed May 31, 2017 8:35 pm

KENYA JUST OPENED A $4 BILLION CHINESE-BUILT RAILWAY, ITS LARGEST INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT IN 50 YEARS

Kenya has just opened its largest infrastructure project in over 50 years—with a little help from some Chinese friends.

http://www.newsweek.com/kenya-railway-china-madaraka-express-618357

[STATEMENT] SGR 'bitter pill to swallow' for Coast residents - Joho The Star, Kenya
http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/2017/05/31/statement-sgr-bitter-pill-to-swallow-for-coast-residents-joho_c1571960

Train arrives in Nairobi amid pomp and colour The Standard
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001241783/train-arrives-in-nairobi-amid-pomp-and-colour

WARUTERE: The tidy economics of SGR and political tussle on project's cost Daily Nation
http://www.nation.co.ke/oped/Opinion/Tidy-economics-of-SGR--political-tussle-on-project-s-cost/440808-3950278-uk3kwo/

Kenya unveils first new railway in a century Times LIVE
http://www.timeslive.co.za/africa/2017/05/29/Kenya-unveils-first-new-railway-in-a-century1

Mombasa – Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway opened
Railway Gazette International - ‎10 hours ago‎
KENYA: President Uhuru Kenyatta officially opened the 472 km Standard Gauge Railway between the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa and Nairobi on May 31, travelling on the inaugural Madaraka Express passenger service. The previous evening he had ...
http://www.railwaygazette.com/news/infrastructure/single-view/view/mombasa-nairobi-standard-gauge-railway-opened.html

Kenya launches flagship standard gauge railway set to transform nation Xinhua
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-05/31/c_136329102.htm

Kenya inaugurates Standard Gauge Railway International Railway Journal
http://www.railjournal.com/index.php/africa/kenya-inaugurates-standard-gauge-railway.html

Kenya inaugurates Chinese-built railway linking port to capital
Reuters UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
A train launched to operate on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) line constructed by the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) and financed by Chinese government arrives at the Nairobi Terminus on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya May 31, 2017. REUTERS ...
http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-kenya-railways-idUKKBN18R2UF?il=0


Meet the glamourous stewards of the new SGR trains :: Kenya - The ...
The Standard - ‎May 30, 2017‎
Meet the glamourous stewards inside new Standard Gauge Railway train carriages.
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001241672/meet-the-glamourous-stewards-of-the-new-sgr-trains

SGR train named Madaraka Express
http://www.nation.co.ke/news/SGR-train-named-Madaraka-Express/1056-3949074-11qjuipz/

Eyeing growth boost, Kenya opens Chinese-built railway
Guardian (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
The $3.2 billion (2.8 billion euro) railway linking Nairobi with the port city of Mombasa will May 31 take its first passengers on the 472 kilometre (293 mile) journey, allowing them to skip a hair-raising drive on one of Kenya's most dangerous ...
http://guardian.ng/news/eyeing-growth-boost-kenya-opens-chinese-built-railway/

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