SGR set to transport 8 million tonnes of cargo
SEE ALSO :Trade with China skewed against Kenya“On Wednesday we operated 30 trains because of availability of cargo and enough equipment,” said Kenya Railway Coast Traffic Superintendent Thomas Ojijo. The SGR has resolved the teething problems it had at its launch, which were blamed on unavailability of equipment and low volume of cargo. President Uhuru directed that the KPA managing director coordinate all agencies operating at the port to bolster efficacy in the SGR operation. The SGR freight train is projected to haul 6 million tonnes of cargo to the Nairobi Inland Container Depot, whose capacity has been expanded to 450,000 teus at a cost of Sh21 billion.
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