Jam-free commuting? Sample the Syokimau Rail Service

President Mwai Kibaki on Tuesday launched the Syokimau Rail Service marking a major milestone in the history of railway development in the country. The station is the first to be completed under the Nairobi Commuter Rail Transport (NCR) project more than 80 years after the last station in Butere

Syokimau Railway Station will impact positively on traffic management in Nairobi and its suburbs, catering for commuters between Syokimau and the CBD. The commuter rail service will also improve the socio-economic welfare of citizens, while at the same time enabling Nairobi to remain the regional economic, commercial and business hub in the region.

The President further reaffirmed the government’s commitment to continue investing in rail infrastructure development, especially in commuter transport, in order to improve transport services and facilitate economic development.

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