By ERIC MATARAA section of political leaders have embarked on a bid to ensure that phase 2 of the Standard Gauge
Railway (SGR) line is extended to Nakuru Town as it eyes city status.
2bn ($US 239m) deal with China Electric Power Equipment and Technology Company (CET) to electrify the Mombasa - Nairobi section of Kenyas Standard Gauge
The most prominent is standard gauge
which has the internal width of four feet and eight and a half inches.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commissioned two (2) new locomotives and ten (10) new standard gauge
passengers coaches for the Abuja -Kaduna rail service in a bid to boost the capacity of the rail route.
A hundred acres of Nairobi National Park and 40 acres of Oloolua Forest will be chopped off for construction of Phase 2A of the standard gauge
A new standard gauge
line would benefit Iran by allowing deliveries from Iran to Central Asia to be made faster and more cheaply.
Summary: Since its announcement, the Standard Gauge
Railway line between Mombasa and Nairobi has been met with questions and challenges
Sir Haydn, named after former Meirionnydd MP Sir Haydn Jones, has been on display on the Severn Valley Railway for the past 18 months after a successful tour which included trips up and down both the Severn Valley and West Somerset Railways on a standard gauge
SeeNews) - Sep 25, 2014 - Lower Austrian public transport organisation Niederoesterreichische Verkehrsorganisationsgesellschaft mbH, or NOeVOG, has launched a tender for supply of two standard gauge
locomotives and five normal track panorama cars for passenger trasport.
Built in 1897, the locomotive No 28 - the last-surviving Welshbuilt standard gauge
steam engine - is being cosmetically restored under a partnership project with the National Railway Museum.
The superbly-preserved track, which carried coal from collieries to the Tyne for shipment, is the earliest and only surviving example of the standard gauge
railway which spread across the world.
The 25-metre stretch of waggonway from the 1790, is the earliest and only surviving example of the standard gauge
railway and the find has been hailed as being of international importance.