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Old January 31st, 2017, 11:29 PM   #261
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[QUOTE=The Green;138073579]When your small brother sends you such photos...

[IMG]IMG-20170131-WA0006 by kim jose, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMG-20170131-WA0007 by kim jose, on Flickr[/IMG]

[IMG]IMG-20170131-WA0008 by kim jose, on Flickr[/IMG]

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Nairobi South station will be the main train terminal in Kenya's capital.

A train journey will take about 4 1/2 hours from Nairobi to Mombasa.
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Old February 1st, 2017, 02:16 AM   #263
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The design has a 60s feel to it. But still good.
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Old February 3rd, 2017, 02:43 PM   #264
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Old February 21st, 2017, 07:43 PM   #265
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From Rail Journal

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Kenyan standard-gauge railway to start trial operation in March
Tuesday, February 21, 2017



CONSTRUCTION of the $US 3.8bn 472km Mombasa - Nairobi standard-gauge railway (SGR) is due to be completed in March by China Railway and Bridge Corporation (CRBC), which has a 10-year concession to operate the line, to allow test running to begin in preparation for the start of train operation in June

“The first class of 105 trainees completed their classroom training in November 2016 and are currently on hands-on training in the field,” says Mr Atanas Maina managing director of Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC), which is overseeing the project

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Old February 21st, 2017, 08:23 PM   #266
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Nice station.
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Old February 26th, 2017, 07:34 PM   #267
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Great progress on the stations

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Nairobi South Station



entry portal


I suspect the platform behind the glass screen on the left side is reserved for the commuter rail


announcement speakers


ceiling


directional light




atrium


fire hydrant


staircase


sky bridges


sky bridges


elevators




departure hall


ticket gates


digital information display


advertisement boards


old metre gauge railway


installing escalators


installing escalators


escalator




Mombasa West Station






passenger platforms




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Old February 26th, 2017, 07:37 PM   #268
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Nairobi South Station / Nairobi Terminus

daytime view











Hopper Wagons










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Old February 27th, 2017, 01:01 PM   #269
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Will there be DMU's??
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Old February 27th, 2017, 08:36 PM   #270
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Old February 27th, 2017, 08:39 PM   #271
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Will there be DMU's??
Nah, only push-pull trains until they start the Nairobi Commuter rail project.

Which was supposed to start this year but nothing will probably happen until 2018 or beyond.
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Kenya SGR Updates

Test Runs Have Began:Nairobi to Mombasa journey reduced to 4 hrs, previously it was about 8 hours


Leaving Nairobi South Station










Arriving at Half Way Mark: Mtito Andei Station










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A snippet of one of the test runs



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With the 472 km Phase 1 almost complete and Kenya's two largest cities connected...

Phase 2 which connects to Kenya's third largest city is already underway and will include some of the longest tunnels in Africa.

2A - Nairobi -> Naivasha






Drilling for placement of explosives at Ngong Hills tunnel.





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The Nine Passenger Stations

Mombasa Terminus







Mariakani Station





Miasenyi Station





Voi Station





Mtito Andei Station





Kibwezi Station





Emali Station





Athi River Station





Nairobi Terminus







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Can't wait for phase 2, especially the stations.
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Power distribution station @ Nairobi Terminus.


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railway yard at Nairobi Terminus


bridge for yard illumination




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