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28-Feb-2019 19:08

President Uhuru Kenyatta officially opened the 472 km Standard Gauge Railway Kenya 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 launched an inaugural freight train from Port Reitz in Mombasa, waving a giant flag as choirs performed patriotic songs.

It’s been a difficult few months and I’ve barely had chance to switch my computer on, let alone contemplate doing any work on it.

There is still so much to deal with, but I hope to be back at the helm of Broadland Memories soon.

Dating from June 1901, the photographs on the pages relate to a boating trip taken in 1901 on the Great Ouse by four friends.

Quite probably inspired by Jerome K Jerome’s “Three Men In A Boat”, this particular group’s adventure saw them rowing from Ely to Kings Lynn with overnight camping stops along the way.

Kenya Railway Corp said sending a 20 ft container between Mombasa and Nairobi would cost KSh50 000 by SGR, compared to KSh90 000 by road, and with the transit time cut from between 16 h and 24 h to a maximum of 8 h.

‘The foundations we lay today will lead us to a new chapter of industrialisation’, he said, adding that the government would fast-track the establishment of special economic zones along the route.

She did not mind serving her customers from the front or from behind.

She has been doing this job for quite a while and was used to this.

The 1 435 mm gauge line largely parallels the colonial-era 1 000 mm gauge Kenya–Uganda Railway.

The new single-track line is built to Chinese ‘Class 1’ standards, designed for robustness and low maintenance, with 25 tonne axleloads and passenger trains operating at up to 140 km/h and freight trains at up to 80 km/h.

‘The foundations we lay today will lead us to a new chapter of industrialisation’, he said, adding that the government would fast-track the establishment of special economic zones along the route.She did not mind serving her customers from the front or from behind.She has been doing this job for quite a while and was used to this.The 1 435 mm gauge line largely parallels the colonial-era 1 000 mm gauge Kenya–Uganda Railway.The new single-track line is built to Chinese ‘Class 1’ standards, designed for robustness and low maintenance, with 25 tonne axleloads and passenger trains operating at up to 140 km/h and freight trains at up to 80 km/h.The oldest part of today’s building, the Chancel, dates from around 1200.