Kenya Opens Second Phase of Modern Railway

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Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday opened a new $1.5 billion Chinese-built rail line linking the capital Nairobi to the Rift Valley town of Naivasha, despite delays in establishing an industrial park there to drive freight traffic.

The extension links to the $3.2 billion line between the port of Mombasa and Nairobi that opened in 2017, also suffering from underutilization of its cargo services. Both sections were Chinese-funded.

The development of Kenya’s railways has been part of C…
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