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President Uhuru reduces SGR economy class tickets to Sh700

Madaraka Express

President Uhuru says SGR train passengers should not be charged more than Sh700 for economy class tickets on Nairobi-Mombasa route. The tickets were earlier priced at Sh900.

President Uhuru Kenyatta at the launch of SGR cargo train on May 30

Uhuru has warned economic saboteurs against vandalising SGR.

President Uhuru flagged off the inaugural SGR passenger train dubbed Madaraka Express from Miritini, Mombasa County. He is anticipated to make two priority stops in Voi and Mtito Andei.

DP Ruto at the SGR passenger train launch in Miritini, Mombasa County on May 31

During his speech, the President said challenges are to be expected after launching of SGR. He however urged Kenyans to be supportive and embrace constructive criticism.

Joho blocked from Madaraka Express flag off

GSU officers blocked Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho from attending the Miritini inaugural train flag off to Nairobi.

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