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East Africa to see $287m investment in Mombasa-Kampala railway line

By: Irma Venter     25th June 2013 Rift Valley Railways (RVR) was to spend $287-million over the next three years on the refurbishment of the railway system between Mombasa, in Kenya, and Kampala, in Uganda, said RVR executive vice chairperson Brown Ondego on Tuesday. Speaking in Johannesburg at AfricaRail 2013, he noted that the... 

Big Kenya–Uganda railways overhaul poised to begin

By: John Muchira     27th July 2012 The enormous task of rehabilitating and modernising the century-old railway network in Kenya and Uganda is set to begin – six years after privatisation. 

Five-year turnaround plan unveiled for East African rail utility

By: John Muchira     16th March 2012 The struggling Rift Valley Railways (RVR) is to embark on a five-year turnaround programme after a consortium of financeirs released the first tranche of a $168-million syndicated loan agreed on last year. 


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