A cargo train sets off on its inaugural journey from Mombasa to Nairobi on the new Chinese-built line. Picture: AFP

The Lunatic Express: how Kenya’s colonial railway compares to new China-built line

The Victorian-era Nairobi-to-Mombasa line offered a chance to see Kenya at a leisurely, if unreliable, pace

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A cargo train sets off on its inaugural journey from Mombasa to Nairobi on the new Chinese-built line. Picture: AFP
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