New rapid rail system for Kenya.

Position:Transport - Kenya Railways Corp. - InfraCo - Brief article

A public-private venture between Kenya Railways Corporation (KRC) and private infrastructure development company InfraCo will develop a rapid transport commuter system in Nairobi, increasing the number of rail commuters from the current 19,000 a day to over 100,000 in the next three and a half years.

Developers say the project will significantly lessen the choking effects of traffic congestion on the city's main roads. The city's commuter service is currently run by Rift Valley Railways (RVR). Its concession expires in 2012, at which...

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