Kenya Railways suspends decision prohibiting foodstuff on SGR train
SEE ALSO :300 tycoons probed over Sh10b land grab“Following customer feedback on the notice prohibiting entry of beverages and foodstuff into the standard gauge railway (SGR) termini and stations, Kenya Railways wishes to reassure our customers that we have instituted negotiations with our service providers,” the company said in a statement to Standard Digital. It added that the company wielded to the backlash and is negotiating with its service providers and during the period, passengers have the freedom to bring food and drinks from outside. But the decision prohibiting alcoholic drinks at the stations and in the trains still remains in force. The Wednesday announcement was heavily criticized by a section of Kenyans who termed it as an impromptu decision that wasn’t well thought out. In the changes, the travellers were only supposed to buy food and beverages inside the coaches by NAS Airport Services, a local subsidiary of Servair and the third-largest airline catering and logistics business globally.
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