Kenya Railways adds SGR coaches on Christmas demand

Kenya Railways adds SGR coaches on Christmas demand

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Kenya Railways adds SGR coaches on Christmas demand

Wednesday December 08 2021 sgr

Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) Passenger Train Make its way to the Miritini Station in Mombasa in this photo taken on 14th October 2021. PHOTO | KEVIN ODIT | NMG

By HILARY KIMUYU
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Summary

  • The increased capacity from the extra coaches takes effect from December 9 to January 6, 2022.

Kenya Railways has increased passenger capacity on the standard gauge railway (SGR) train between Nairobi and Mombasa to cater for the rising demand during the Christmas festive season.

The company has increased coaches to 11 from eight for economy class passengers.

First-class passengers will also get an additional unit from the two coaches in operations.

The increased capacity from the extra coaches takes effect from December 9 to January 6, 2022.

The Madaraka Express train’s bookings register shows it is fully booked for the Christmas season.

The train is currently pulling…

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