Kenya Railways has introduced a new commuter service in Nairobi
A new train plying the Kahawa route will now ease congestion in the city
Kenya Railways has announced the introduction of a new commuter train service that will ply the Kahawa route.
This is a move by the Government to de-congest the Nairobi Central Business District.
Through a public notice, Kenya Railways announced that the new commuter service will commence on Monday, April 16, 2018.
â€œAs part of the ongoing efforts by the government to decongest the Nairobi CBD, Kenya Railways is introducing a new commuter train service to ply the Kahawa route. This service will commence on April 16th, 2018,â€ read part of the notice.
In addition to the new commuter train service, the government also notified the public of the re-adjustment of their timings of the Kikuyu route. The train will now depart Kikuyu station at 6. 00 am and not 6.10 am as previously scheduled.
â€œIn addition, we are re-adjusting our timings of the Kikuyu route to have the train depart Kikuyu station at 0600 hours as opposed to 0610 hours as previously scheduled, â€œread the notice.Â
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