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railway transport improved

The SGR has been commissioned due to the governments of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Southern Sudan being “committed to providing high capacity, cost effective railway transport within the Northern corridor”** which is to be achieved through the construction of a high capacity, high-speed Standard Gauge Railway for passenger and freight transportation.

The governments of the four countries signed and ratified a protocol for the development of an SGR connecting the port of Mombasa to Kampala, Kigali and Juba with each country developing the section of the railway line within its borders.

Kenya, therefore, developed the Mombasa-Malaba section, which was developed in two phases:

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