The Standard Gauge Railway was built by China Road and Bridge Corporation and financed by the Chinese government. Photo: Reuters
The Standard Gauge Railway was built by China Road and Bridge Corporation and financed by the Chinese government. Photo: Reuters

Belt and Road Initiative: end of the line for China’s Afristar rail firm in Kenya?

  • Nairobi is ending its contract with the Chinese-owned operator five years earlier than initially planned
  • Standard Gauge Railway will be taken over by Kenyan state railway manager

The Standard Gauge Railway was built by China Road and Bridge Corporation and financed by the Chinese government. Photo: Reuters
The Standard Gauge Railway was built by China Road and Bridge Corporation and financed by the Chinese government. Photo: Reuters
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