Kenya and Uganda Sign New Railway Project Agreement

Kenya and Uganda Sign New Railway Project Agreement
October 6, 2009 8:07 pm

The governments of Kenya and Uganda have signed an agreement to build and manage a new railway line between Mombasa and Kampala.
The new standard gauge rail line will replace the existing century-old rail line, with branches planned to Kisumu and Tororo in Uganda as well as to Rwanda and southern Sudan.
The agreement requires each government to fund its own share of the railway network.
The rail line is expected to reduce travel times from Nairobi to Mombasa to three hours from the current ten hours.
The project’s feasibility study is being carried out and bids for transaction advisers and design consultants have been advertised. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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