Kenya Railways Announces New Train service

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The schedule of the new Nairobi Commuter Rail Services service to Lukenya Railway station.
  • Kenya Railways (KR) has launched a new train service for residents in Lukenya and Kitengela environs to access the Nairobi Central Business District.

    Commuters from Kitengela will able to access the train service from the newly constructed Lukenya Railway station.

    The service will have stops at Makadara, Imara Daima, Mlolongo, and Kitengela with the first train departing the area as early as 5:45 a.m with an expected arrival time of 7:40 a.m.

    The schedule of the new Nairobi Commuter Rail Services service to Lukenya Railway station.
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    Commuters will part with Ksh100 as fare for the journey to the Nairobi Central station.

    The evening train will depart from the Nairobi Central station at 4:50 p.m to arrive at Lukenya Railway Station at 6:47 p.m.

    The transport agency disclosed that the Lukenya Railway station was located at the end of Muigai Road. 

    “One turns off at the Namanga Road and Muigai Road junction. And the Kitengela Halt is at the end of the newly tarmacked Deliverance Church Road,” KR explained.

    Directions to Lukenya Railway Station.
    Directions to Lukenya Railway Station.
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    KRC on Monday, April 5, resumed operations of the Nairobi Commuter Rail (NCR) bus service in Westlands, Upperhill and Yaya Centre within Nairobi.

    Other services which resumed included the NCR train service along Ruiru, Embakasi village, Kikuyu, Syokimau and Athi River.

    The Nairobi Central Station (NCS) Rail heading to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Service and ME Commuter Phase II A service to Rongai and Ngong have also commenced operations as normal.

    The intercounty travel trains were postponed after President Uhuru  Kenyatta reintroduced travel restrictions targeting five counties – Nairobi, Nakuru, Kiambu, Machakos, and Kajiado, which were collectively marked as disease zones. 

    A montage showing the new Nairobi commuter train and the Bus Rapid Transport vehicles.
    A montage showing the new Nairobi commuter train and the Bus Rapid Transport vehicles.
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  • Source: KENYAGIST.COM

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