Curfew: SGR Changes Schedule and Routes

SGR set to collect less revenue in 2020 due to reduced trips

Kenya Railways Corporation has announced sweeping changes that will see timings between both the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) and the Nairobi Commuter Train altered.

In a notice on Friday, March 27, the changes will see the suspension of the direct Madaraka Express passenger service train from Nairobi to Mombasa.

The other routes that are set to be suspended are Nairobi-Suswa Service and Nairobi Terminus-Ngong Commuter Service.

SGR will also not make stopovers at Athi River, Emali, Mariakani and Masenyi route in a bid to reduce the risk of exposure of Covid-19.

Commuters who plan to travel to Mombasa or Nairobi using the SGR will now be forced to board the inter-county train.The Nairobi Commuter Train will also change its evening timings to ensure passengers get to their destination on time.

Nairobi-Ruiru train will now depart at 4.20 p.m., Nairobi-Embakasi 5:20 p.m., Nairobi-Syokimau 5 p.m., and Nairobi-Kikuyu- 4.20 p.m.

The timings of the SGR inter-county train have been revised with both the departure from Nairobi and Mombasa terminus set at 10.30 a.m.

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