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Section of SGR corridor closed after heavy rains

The Kenya Railways has announced changes in Standard Gauge Railways (SGR) operations due to the ongoing heavy rains.

In a statement, Kenya Railways closed a section of the SGR corridor between Mombasa Terminus and Mariakani, which has experienced a landslide.

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However, passenger trains will be allowed to pass through the section, under limited speed restrictions and strict supervision.

Kenya Railways further stated that there has been an unexpected delay in the evacuation of cargo from Mombasa and Nairobi and delivery of cargo into the Port of Mombasa.

The corporation assured that works are ongoing to restore normal services and emergency plans have also been put in place to enhance safety.

“We would like to affirm that safety and reliability remain at the core of operations We understand the importance of ensuring that our passengers arrive and depart on schedule and that cargo is delivered safely and on time,” Kenya Railways stated.

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