Africa Star Railway runs the passenger and cargo train line, while Kenya Railways supervises the project on behalf of the Kenyan government. Photo: Reuters
Africa Star Railway runs the passenger and cargo train line, while Kenya Railways supervises the project on behalf of the Kenyan government. Photo: Reuters

Kenya keen to renegotiate debt, fees with China as coronavirus hits unprofitable Mombasa-Naivasha rail line

  • State-owned engineering giant China Communications Construction Company and its subsidiary built the Mombasa-Naivasha Standard Gauge Railway line
  • The 580km (360 mile) line, which was completed in 2017, cost US$4.7 billion as part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Africa Star Railway runs the passenger and cargo train line, while Kenya Railways supervises the project on behalf of the Kenyan government. Photo: Reuters
Africa Star Railway runs the passenger and cargo train line, while Kenya Railways supervises the project on behalf of the Kenyan government. Photo: Reuters
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