Kenya Railways has rescheduled the departure time for the Madaraka Express and reduced the number of trips to one daily.
Nairobi commuter services are also affected.
In a statement KR said this was in line with President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive of a 7pm to 5am curfew beginning today (Friday 27).
The inter-county train will leave both Mombasa and Nairobi Termini at 10:30 am. All customers with tickets for travel Friday have been advised to be at the two Termini at 10:00 am.
“Today, we have only one trip. The inter county train will leave both Mombasa and Nairobi Termini at 10:30 am. All customers with tickets for travel today please come to the two Termini at 10:00 am. The train will make stopovers at Voi, Mtito Andei and Kibwezi stations” said KR.
The train will make stopovers at Voi, Mtito Andei and Kibwezi stations.
Further in line with National Government’s directive on the 60% capacity rule, Madaraka Express Inter-County train stops at Athi River, Emali, Mariakani, Miasenyi stations have been stopped.
Contrary to misreporting by some media houses that we have suspended all Madaraka Express Passenger Services, we wish to confirm that we will be running the Madaraka Express Inter-county Trains which will be departing from Mombasa and Nairobi simultaneously at 10:30 am. pic.twitter.com/R4voy2L1Bi
— Kenya Railways (@KenyaRailways_) March 26, 2020