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Standard Gauge Railway Project

By 2016-05-26 January 16th, 2017 No Comments

Leaders from Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda agreed to start construction of a railway line in November to link the three East African countries.
The completion of the Mombasa-Kampala-Kigali project is set for March 2018, according to a communique issued at the end of the Second Infrastructure Conference concluded Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa on Wednesday 28th August 2013.

The leaders also resolved to upgrade the Tororo-Gulu-Nimule line to Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) line by March 2018 and extend the railway line from Kigali to Bujumbura by March 2018.

The African leaders agreed to develop the Kenya Railway Training Institute and the Tororo Road/Railway Polytechnic into regional training centers for railway construction, maintenance and operations