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Investors invited to run high-speed Nairobi trains

Discussion in 'Biashara, Uchumi na Ujasiriamali' started by MaxShimba, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. MaxShimba

    MaxShimba JF-Expert Member

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    [h=3]Investors invited to run high-speed Nairobi trains[/h]

    [​IMG]High speed trains to be launched soon in Nairobi
    Investors will be invited to provide rolling stock such as trains and high capacity buses under the Nairobi Metropolitan Mass Rapid Transport System (MRTS) set to start next year.

    Transport minister Amos Kimunya said on Wednesday the government would only build the 167-kilometre public road and rail network, leaving private companies to manage the services.
    “Our focus on this project would be laying of infrastructure such as roads, railway and commuter termini but leave the rest such as the trains and buses to the private sector to handle,” Mr Kimunya said when he met a delegation of investors from Japan in Nairobi.
    The grid will link the city centre with key neighbouring towns and municipalities such as Kikuyu, Thika, Ruiru, Athi River, Kitengela, Machakos, Limuru and Kajiado.

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  2. My 125

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    thats wndfl no more traffic.