Africa: How Kenya’s New Standard Gauge Railway Is Impacting Safari Tourism


Your African Safari (YAS), a safari planning website, interviewed over 50 tour operators to learn more about the effects the new Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) has had on tourism to two of Kenya’s key tourist destinations: Tsavo and Nairobi National Park. The first phase connects Mombasa to Nairobi and is roughly 480km in length. Of that, about 140km runs through Tsavo […]

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2016: The Year New Standard Rails Arrive Nigeria


The Minister of Transportion, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said the federal government would spend an aggregate of N120 billion for its two new standard (guage) railway tracks to be constructed on the Lagos-Kano and Lagos-Calabar rail corridors from its 2016 budget. Making the disclosure after a train ride on the completed 186-kilometre Abuja-Kaduna railway project, from Idu terminus at the […]

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